I am completely new to Ubuntu and I am getting used to terminal syntax and commands. When I click on my terminal to open it, nothing appears, it says it opens and I can still copy and past commands but I can't see anything. IO have switched around nvidia drivers but no luck.
Yes, a screenshot would be helpful. But if you would rather not try to figure out what's wrong and accept Ubuntu how it is, you can still access the terminal.
Ctrl+Alt+F1 through F6 allows you to access six different virtual full screen terminals provided by Linux. Press Ctrl+Alt+F7, to get back to a graphical environment.
A good diagnostic for your visual problem is to try an alternative terminal emulator like