Raspbian-Boot: Failed to start light display

For some reason when I booted up my pi today, Im getting the error 'Failed to start light manager. When I look at the details Raspbian-Boot: Failed to start light display

Any idea's what is causing this and how I could fix this?

I've tried

 sudo apt-get update  sudo apt-get install aptitude  sudo aptitude reinstall lightdm 

also

sudo aptitude install gdm 

Every time I reboot I get the blank screen with blinking cursor, in which I press ctrl alt f1 to return to the boot page and see the same error.

I have basically zero linux or raspbian knowledge, any input would be appreciated !!! Thank you.

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Category: linux Time: 2016-07-30 Views: 12

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