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Ubuntu wont reach login?!

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just installed ubuntu 7.04, been playing around with different themes etc and now when i restarted it, the gui boot screen loads, and then it gets stuck leaving me with a black screen and a mouse pointer in loading status, although the hard disk is inactive. when i press Alt+ctrl+bckspce it mentions timidity not set? anyone with any ideas of what to do, or with similar experiences?
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What is the output you get from ctrl+alt+backspace?
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(number of checks all (ok))
Timidity is not yet configured
Enable alsa sequencer first by editing /etc/default/timidity

it keeps flickering back to the black screen with loading cursor though, so its difficult to read
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Sounds like a sound issue from the output but I doubt that it is what is causing the no boot. Can you do a command line login?
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