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I was using Ubuntu 11.10 without any difficulties now after the upgrade, during boot up i get A message indicating Ubuntu can not figure out my monitor or video card settings should be and goes to low res. I get a login prompt but since I am new I am used to the GUI. I am not sure how to get to the GUI or how to fix this issue.

Please Help Me ASAP.
Thanks in Advance!

System Info:

  • ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 AM3 AMD 890GX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard,
  • AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ955FBGIBOX,
  • using Philips 55" HDMI input 2 as my monitor.
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You could try removing your xorg.conf file:

press ctrl + alt + 1 to log in to a terminal. After you've logged in, write

sudo mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.orig

now reboot

sudo reboot 0

if this doesn't work, you can switch back your xorg.conf by

sudo mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf.orig /etc/X11/xorg.conf

and reboot again.

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