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Re: Cannot get the Login Screen sddm to work




On Sun, 14 Aug 2016 02:24:05 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>On Sat, 2016-08-13 at 19:50 -0400, Dick Barmann wrote:
>> Can I get back to sddm,  
>
>Boot using recovery mode
>https://wiki.ubuntu.com/RecoveryMode
>
>after you logged in as root run
>(if logged in as user, first run
>
>  sudo -i
>
>)
>  systemctl disable lightdm
>
>to disable lightdm and then run
>
>  systemctl enable sddm
>
>to enable sddm.
>
>Or do it using a live media
>https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCdRecovery
>
>I don't know why they explain how to use chroot instead of simply using
>systemd-nspawn.
>
>Try it this way:
>
>1. Boot the Ubuntu Live CD.
>2. Press Ctrl-Alt-F1
>3. sudo -i
>4. mkdir /mnt/ubuntu
>
>IIRC your / including everything, even /home, is on /dev/sda2, if not
>chose the correct partition instead of sda2.
>
>3. mount /dev/sda2 /mnt/ubuntu
>4. systemd-nspawn -qD /mnt/ubuntu/
>5. systemctl disable lightdm
>6. systemctl enable sddm

Hahaha, the steps 1, 2, 3, 4, 3, 4, 5, 6 should read
                  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 ;)