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I was doing a distribution upgrade on kali from 1.1.0 to 2.0 using:

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

Upgrade was of 2 GB and after 1 GB download, I wanted to download openssh-server, so i did an apt-get install, but an upgrade message was shown (apt-get upgrade) , since it required only 74MB/1GB download, i preferred to do it first, and after installation, i rebooted my laptop and was welcomed with this message:

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I can't login into gui mode but cli mode is available. I have no idea how to fix it, please help.

P.S.: During installation I was asked for some greeting file, it said to choose between downloaded or system file along with a message that system file was modified, so i preferred to choose system file.

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kali is an unstable distros it behaves differently with different machines i suggest you not to download the upgrade instead go to kali linux offical site and download the newest kali linux version and re install it it will do the trick

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You have you tried to upgrade your system using CLI ? Or try to re-configure all the packages again.

sudo dpkg --reconfigure -a

May be it will work for you. If not then you will need to re-format your system with the latest version of KaliLinux.

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