rebooted pc after updates and there are no menus or start ups

Asked by robert stewart on 2014-01-12

screen blank after rebooting upon updates

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2014-01-12
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Do you see the mouse pointer?
Which release do you use?
Does the system have a make and model?

Details please. ...

Yes, have pointer. Ubuntu 12.04. Super 4motherboard Ga-H61N-USB3

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> Your question #242076 on yelp in Ubuntu changed:
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> Do you see the mouse pointer?
> Which release do you use?
> Does the system have a make and model?
>
> Details please. ...
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Press CTRL+ALT+T do you get a terminal, if so run:

cat /etc/issue

What is output?

Reply -no such file or directory

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> On 12 Jan 2014, at 12:16, actionparsnip <email address hidden> wrote:
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> Your question #242076 on yelp in Ubuntu changed:
> https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/yelp/+question/242076
>
> Status: Open => Needs information
>
> actionparsnip requested more information:
> Press CTRL+ALT+T do you get a terminal, if so run:
>
> cat /etc/issue
>
> What is output?
>
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There is a space after the word 'cat'

Reply : Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS \n \l

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> On 12 Jan 2014, at 13:21, actionparsnip <email address hidden> wrote:
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> Your question #242076 on yelp in Ubuntu changed:
> https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/yelp/+question/242076
>
> Status: Open => Needs information
>
> actionparsnip requested more information:
> There is a space after the word 'cat'
>
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Log off and select the Unity 2D session, then log in.

Yes, thanks a lot. This worked