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Did you do anything specific before this happened? Would be good to know what in that case.

And have you been able to log in to the GUI Environment before?

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Only sudo apt-get update? Because that won't change a thing on your PC other than updating the package lists (without installing anything).

 

You could try running

enlightenment_start

when you've logged in to the console. If that doesn't work, try this:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade && sudo apt-get autoremove && sudo apt-get autoclean && sudo shutdown -r now

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I tried installing the kernel{I always keep a backup saves me the trouble of re-installing} I get the following error

 

Zenity:4615 : Gtk-WARNING ** : cannot open display

Zenity:4616 : Gtk-WARNING ** : cannot open display

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I tried installing the kernel{I always keep a backup saves me the trouble of re-installing} I get the following error

 

Zenity:4615 : Gtk-WARNING ** : cannot open display

Zenity:4616 : Gtk-WARNING ** : cannot open display

 

A kernel update does not as far as I know use Zenity. So I can only assume you are trying to do a kernel update using a bod file and still have no gui, so are doing so from a command prompt and not in a windowed environment.

 

As you can tell this will not work as bod files use Zenity and Zenity is a GTK GUI program.

 

If you need to do this kernel update and must use the bod file (ie your system is offline or can not connect) then it is still possible. But to do so involves executing the bod file as:

 

./name_of_file.bod --noexec --keep

 

and then cding into the directory created and running:

 

sudo apt-get -y --force-yes --no-download --ignore-missing install name_of_package_to_install

 

Where of course name_of_file.bod and name_of_package_to_install is the name of the bod file you are using and the name of the linux kernel you are trying to install, respectively.

 

If it is possible tho I advise installing the kernel update online.

 

What error does enlightenment_start give you?

 

And I second this please give us as much details as you can about any and all error messages you get.

 

 

You could try running

enlightenment_start

when you've logged in to the console. If that doesn't work, try this:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade && sudo apt-get autoremove && sudo apt-get autoclean && sudo shutdown -r now

 

Have you did the update upgrade command above? If your machine is offline please say so and let us know if you can not do the said update. Which version of Bodhi is it?

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guys my machine is offline

 

will do the ordered (enlightenment_start) and report back,Including all the info I can get.

 

But I assume (sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade && sudo apt-get autoremove && sudo apt-get autoclean && sudo shutdown -r now) will not be of much help..

 

 

 

Will get back Asap.

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enlightenment_start :

 

list a series of functions which i cannot reproduce here :( but the last line reads " Cannot initialize Ecore_X!"

 

 

 

 

 

My kernel linux-image-3.0.0-12-generic.bod(also my back copy)

and upgraded with servicepack3.bod

 

Is my boot-up grub entry choice suppose to read as

 

Ubuntu , Linux 3.0.0-12

Ubuntu , Linux 3.0.0-12(Recovery mode)

....

....

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Thank you all timmy elw3 ylee for your motivated support , here is what I've done I had a copy of sakis3g in my home folder.

 

Connected to the Internet and typed xinit as a trial and it successfully helped me get the GUI interface. now I'm facing a new dilemma my best resolution is 800 x 600 nothing much is there a way to do something about it, prior resol available was 1024 x .... at 60 hz I am yet to download any nvidia drivers for this as bodhi works fine without nvidia (my graphic card is nvidia 6600 series)

 

 

Should I mark this thread as solved or give a detailed work around for all the tried and failed efforts.

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thinking about enlightenment_start ... hell timmy what are you saying ?

this command must used combined with xinit:

xinit enlightenment_start

:D

 

so now learner i did not understand how far you got now ? does e run already ? or is it just the xinit terminal ? also could you check

xrandr

to see where te resulution cames from

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I guess I should also thank sakis3g I have e running

 

 

~$ xrandr

Screen 0: minimum 320 x 240, current 800 x 600, maximum 800 x 600

default connected 800x600+0+0 0mm x 0mm

800x600 60.0* 56.0

640x480 60.0

400x300 60.0 56.0

320x240 60.0

 

as you can see nothing beyond 800 x 600 I'm lost here have downloaded nvidia from synaptic now but not much help the recommended default drivers are active is what it shows.

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