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The X First Aid Kit For Linux

If you spend some time on Linux-based social media sites or forums, you inevitably see posts where a user is having trouble logging into their desktop. Either the boot finishes and they’re left looking at a black screen, or they can’t seem to get past the display manager login.

 One of the most common ‘fixes’ I see is the suggestion to reinstall the distro, or various parts of it. I cringe every time I see this.