Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I installed nvidia driver, rebooted, and got no graphics, only console.
Suggestions?

Thanks.

share|improve this question
    
More information please. At least your Ubuntu version. –  Octavian Damiean Feb 22 '11 at 21:53
    
Did you get any error messages on boot? –  RolandiXor Apr 24 '11 at 12:11
    
Duplicate question ... see askubuntu.com/questions/41681/… –  Scott Stensland Dec 3 '13 at 15:15
add comment

1 Answer 1

Can you provide the version which comes up as installed when you run this command:

# dpkg -l | grep nvidia

From the console you can use the following command to install (and I guess replace or remove) the binary driver installed:

# jockey-text

Keep in mind that you may just need to (re)move your xorg.conf (video server config file):

# mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.old-darkness

Hope this helps.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.