black screen and cursor, and nothing more
- Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:28:22 +0000
- From: dep <dep@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: black screen and cursor, and nothing more
i'm making an attempt to switch from trinity desktop environment to
whatever version of plasma is installed when one installs kubuntu-desktop
in ubuntu 16.04. window manager is kwin.
when i select plasma at the login screen, all seems to go well but for the
appearance not of plasma but of a black screen with a mouse cursor. no
clicking of either button produces anything, and the only escape is
ant-f1, login, and rebooting from there.
i'd guess it's a tiny configuration issue, but i have no idea what it is.
searching the web i've found other instances similar to but not exactly
like this one.
anybody know what's happening and how to fix it?
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