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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0007760Kali Linux[All Projects] General Bugpublic2022-06-20 16:12
ReporterCeeCodeer Assigned To 
Status newResolutionopen 
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Summary0007760: GUI window taken me to tty error blackscreen
DescriptionI was in the middle of downloading Nessus when my laptop crashed. After I rebooted the laptop ( macbook) and loaded kali linux from my virtualbox , the screen was in this different format . Black screen saying kali tty1 . I have tried several tips from the net nothing seems to work
Steps To Reproduceturn on kali linux and then the screen is black . after I log in the screen remains in this format.



2022-06-16 19:55



2022-06-20 16:12

manager   ~0016308

Something broke your desktop during the installation, so kali is only able to load a tty terminal. You can enter there your user and the password and you'll see the shell.
There you can execute the following commands line by line to fix the desktop

sudo dpkg --configure -a
sudo apt update
sudo apt --fix-broken install
sudo apt install -y kali-desktop-xfce
sudo reboot

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2022-06-16 19:55 CeeCodeer New Issue
2022-06-16 19:55 CeeCodeer File Added: Screenshot 2022-06-16 at 20.54.32.png
2022-06-20 16:12 daniruiz Note Added: 0016308