Mint14 Nadia - with interface graphic MATE - After login , video is black

Chris Fisichella chris at
Sun Mar 8 16:17:25 PDT 2015

Quoting Thomas Lübking <thomas.luebking at>:

> No log, no help :-P
> -> Attach /var/log/Xorg.0.log
> On Sonntag, 8. März 2015 15:44:35 CEST, Antonio Vescovi wrote:
>> Hi, my name is Antonio and I write in this list, because I have a problem
>> with server X. I use Mint 14 Nadia with desktop enviroment,MATE. After the
>> reboot system, I do a login at my notebook, but after this, I don't  see
>> nothing. The video remain black. The log file I see an error code and tells
>> me that it is disabled . How do I enable the server x again ?? Thanks
>> Best regardes
>> Antonio
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You can try booting into recovery mode using the procedure:

I normally need to enter the root password to get to a prompt. When  
you get to a prompt, look at the file Thomas pointed you toward:


It will normally give you some lines that have (EE) near to the  
beginning that are useful for debugging.


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