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I have an HP PAVILLION 1240US.

I downloaded Ubuntu for first time to try Linux everything worked perfect for two weeks not that I was on it much then it gave me a message saying there was an update,now there is no desktop at all have even tried to reload the OS for scratch and it still won't come back.

Any suggestions??

I'm a new user and not even that strong a windows user, but like the software a ton until now and I can't do anything.

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I suggest that you try an other driver (experimential maby)

do ctrl + alt + t and type this command:


This will bring up the settings panel.

Do software sources and than additional drivers.

And select an other driver.

If there are no drivers founded. I suggest to read this. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RadeonDriver

If this not work take a good look at your grub menu normaly there will be an option "Boot with older version of linux". And select the oldest image.

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