startx which gave:
I am going to try:
sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop
However, I just wanted to post here to see if there's anything else I can do to make sure the re-install works. It's been a rough couple of days computer-wise.
*I have found this post which uses:
systemctl set default multi-user.target
systemctl start gdm
Would this work? To be honest I'm a bit scared to input commands that I'm not familiar with at this point. :|
A simple fix! For some reason, the Nvidia drivers didn't install.
sudo ubuntu-drivers install
Which worked great. Now I'm in the desktop environment!
Now to restore my old settings with Deja Dup.