After I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 (I believe) I'm getting a black screen, however the system appears to start normally besides that.
I have seen the "duplicate" question at here however the answer there is not satisfying to my situation/system.
In the duplicate question the suggested solution is to remove
fglrx. However, my system has an Nvidia 8600M graphics card in it. Hence removing a module that is not used would make no sense.
However, I'm in any case unable to even use apt-get remove, because I get the following error when I boot into recovery mode and attempt to use
apt-get: error while loading shared libraries: libapt-pkg.so.4.12: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
I do not appear to have this file. When I search for similar files I only find: