How to fix error "The system is running in low-graphics mode" ?

By Umair Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Few days back I faced this error while installing other desktop environment on my PC. The error was "The system is running in low-graphics mode"
So now I decided to share this tip with you guys, If you face any problem in your Ubuntu or Linux Mint or Ubuntu based Distro. This is common bug of Lightdm.
fix system running low graphics
fix error

First enter this commands:
sudo apt-get install --reinstall unity-greeter
sudo dpkg-reconfigure lightdm
Then enter this command to open Lightdm text file:
sudo nano /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf
Now change this line (greeter-session=.........) to following line:


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1 comment to ''How to fix error "The system is running in low-graphics mode" ?"

  1. Hi, I would like to use this tips but I can't login to terminal. When I press CTRL+atl+F1 it take my to terminal but when I enter my login and password then system want my to enter login and password again. When I enter different login or passowrd then system says incorrect login or password. How can I use terminal to enter this commands?