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I came back to work after a week away and this is what greets me:

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If I press enter it displays the tty1 login prompt.

I have booted using a 12.04.2 Live USB and it seems to work fine, I`m using it to write this.

I have no idea where to start or what to look for. There are no USB devices attached, besides mouse and keyboard. The same message shows up if I disconnect both and reboot.

Either selecting a "previous linux version" on grub, or apt-get dist upgrade doesn't solve my issue.

Here's the content of Xorg.*.log files in /var/log: https://gist.github.com/anonymous/5613488

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It's likely that that's just a boot message and has nothing to do with the actual problem. Log in and look in /var/log/Xorg.0.logvar/log/Xorg.0.log for actual errors. If you have network, you can use something like pastebinit to post that online (it should be relatively safe but will probably contain your hostname) –  Oli May 20 '13 at 14:23
    
@oli Isn't it /var/log/Xorg.0.log? In this case, I'm pasting its contents now. –  That Brazilian Guy May 20 '13 at 16:44

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The issue was solved removing removing video drivers from Nvidia:

sudo apt-get remove nvidia-experimental-304 nvidia-experimental-310
sudo aptitude purge ~c
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related, see also: askubuntu.com/questions/37590/… –  That Brazilian Guy May 20 '13 at 18:04

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