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Im confused about this, I want to be able to log in to install drivers, but i don't know how to log in.

Be aware that i can't log in normally because the log in always freezes, not even the terminal is usable.

So is there any way to get into your account whilst nomodeset being active.

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Check out this answer, it will tell you how to boot with "nomodeset" as well as other info that may be useful. My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? –  TrailRider Jan 25 '13 at 0:33

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