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Re: [opensuse] Re: Help: desktop completely gone!
  • From: Anton Aylward <anton.aylward@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 13:35:57 -0400
  • Message-id: <4C98ECFD.2050706@xxxxxxxxxx>
Oliver Kullmann said the following on 09/21/2010 01:00 PM:
To add: no form of (purely) konsole login seems
available: After "Have a lot of fun..." it just hangs.

Have you tried logging in as root instead?

Oh wait, do you mean this *is* root account you've been talking about?
If that's the case, the Oliver, you have some very fundamental problems.

Hmm.
Try "failsafe" boot.

When Grub comes up, you should have an option to get the Grub command
line. You can add boot options on that line. Any editing done that way
is not permanent: it's only for that session, so you can't screw
anything up. Use the cursor to select the 'failsafe' boot, then edit the
command line and add the word "single" to the end of that line to boot
in single user mode or runlevel 1. Once you are in, you should be able
to use the command 'init 3' to change into runlevel 3.



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