On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 9:14 AM, <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote: > dominic adair-jones wrote: >> going to run journalctl this evening when i get in and relay any errors i >> see. >> >> On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 6:01 PM, Pete Biggs <pete at biggs.org.uk> wrote: >>> On Thu, 2017-11-16 at 22:45 +0000, dominic adair-jones wrote: >>>> Ok that's what I figured Ive narrowed it down to Plymouth but I haven't >>>> found much info on what the fix is. >>> >>> No, plymouth is the process that controls the booting process. It is >>> not the problem. It is doing exactly what it's supposed to be doing - >>> waiting for a process to finish before going on to its next task. You >>> should use journalctl to see what task it is waiting on. >>> >>> >>>> As of now I can ctl alt f2 and run >>>> startx to get to a desktop. >>> >>> What graphics card do you have? >>> >>>> When I try to run gui (such as keepnote or >>>> chromium) from within my vms now tho I get errors. >>> >>> What errors. >>> > Please stop top posting. > > It really sounds like a graphics driver error. Have you looked in > /var/log/Xorg.0.log? sorry about that first time publicly posting like this. I will check this evening. I did remove the x0rg drivers and plymouth but didnt check the logs as it got late.