Kali Blue Screen & No Icons

Filed Under IT Tipz & Trix

I see that a few people have encountered the Kali Blue Screen, no icons and constantly getting kicked back to the log in screen after doing an update. Some people seem to think it is related to virtualised instances (VMware, VirtualBox etc).

Anyhoo – the following worked for me to cure the issue

  1. Boot to the login screen
  2. CTRL-ALT F2 to go to the console
  3. Login as normal
  4. at the prompt enter dpkg  –configure -a (double hyphen before the configure)
  5. reboot

Hope it helps someone else out and Happy New Year everyone!