GNOME login screen does not start
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GNOME display manager (login screen) does not start, only black screen is showed


Problem

System successfully booted, but GNOME Display Manager (gdm—login screen) did not start, textual login prompt is displayed:

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Solution

In some cases it might help to reconfigure the GNOME login manager. Login with your username/password at the prompt:

tty2

and run the following command:

sudo dpkg-reconfigure gdm3

Restart to see if it helped.

See also

If the problem happened after a system upgrade, you can try Fixing broken system upgrade.

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