[Ilugc] Fedora GUI problem
mehul.n.ved at gmail.com
Sat Feb 7 12:40:53 IST 2009
On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 9:57 AM, Sahasranaman MS <sahasr at naman.ms> wrote:
> I have a fedora webserver running here. I had to restart it to change the
> UPS, and when I restarted, the GUI stopped working. It was asking for login
> details in text mode. I logged in as root and typed 'gdm'. Then the
> graphical login screen showed up. i logged in there too, but after that,
> nothing happened. I could see the wall paper only, it wouldn't show the
> windows or panels or anything.
> It was up for a long time, I had not installed anything new. Right now I'm
> using a couple of virtual terminals in text mode to run the servers, but it
> would be nice to have the gui back.
> Has something like this happened to anyone before?
Is there anything suggestive in /var/log/messages or /var/log/Xorg.0.log?
If not, try moving the ~/.kde or ~/.kde4 or ~/.gnome2 directory
depending on what you use. Does that help anyhow?
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