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Month: September 2020

ubuntu 16.04 freshly installed does not start after sudo dpkg-reconfigure tdm-trinity

From: Uwe Brauer <oub@...>
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 22:28:32 +0200


On a old machine (thinkpad X200s) I installed Ubuntu 16.04 (64bit) as in
the machine (Thinkpad X1) I am using for writing this message.

While I installed trinity on the X1

deb xenial deps-r14 main-r14
deb-src xenial deps-r14 main-r14

For the old X200s machine I chose 

deb               xenial  main
deb    xenial  main
deb-src           xenial  main
deb-src xenial  main

Be it as it may, everything was fine on the X200s till I run 

sudo  dpkg-reconfigure tdm-trinity

To use tdm-trinity instead of lightdm

Now when I try to reboot the machine never shows a login but is in the
infinite loop. Any idea what I could do (other than reinstalling the
whole beast)