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Fedora 20 stuck at logo when booting

asked 2014-06-20 10:42:08 -0600

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updated 2014-06-20 11:57:27 -0600

Iv been using fedora for a couple of days, and it worked fine till today, when i rebooted it. When i try to boot it, it gets stuck the the "f" logo. I can still move my mouse but the screen doesnt go anywhere. When i press esc before it loads, the moment that it gets stuck looks like this: pic

When i launch fedora with some kind of a rescue option its the same thing except it gets stuck already at "started authorization manager". I cant type anything to that except for like half a second after i press the power switch at my pc.

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Are you able to boot into a non-graphical system? Try pressing "e" when you reach your GRUB menu to enter a mode where you can edit the arguments passed to the kernel at boot time. Once you're in there, look for the line that begins with "kernel" and add a space and the number 3 to the end of the kernel arguments. Hit the button (it should be listed on the bottom of your screen) to accept the changes and boot, and see if it works. If it does, log into the system and check out your system journal for clues (journalctl -r). If not, let us know.

bitwiseoperator gravatar imagebitwiseoperator ( 2014-06-20 16:34:51 -0600 )edit

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answered 2014-11-27 18:04:15 -0600

Till gravatar image

Had the same problem.

Easy solution:

Hit Ctr+Alt+F2

Log in as root

yum update

Wait, when it's done



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Thanks. Yum update and reboot Resolved the issue on my system.

Barca gravatar imageBarca ( 2014-11-27 23:58:23 -0600 )edit

Doesn't help on Fedora 23. Pressing Ctrl+Alt+F2 results in a blinking underline in the top left corner, and pressing anything on the keyboard does nothing.

Igettäjä gravatar imageIgettäjä ( 2016-04-19 13:45:48 -0600 )edit

Exactly like my question here:

Biji gravatar imageBiji ( 2016-04-29 22:56:41 -0600 )edit

answered 2016-01-21 02:11:46 -0600

I m trying the same but unfortunately I m not able to login saying login is incorrect. Can anyone help me...

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