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Hey guys I installed a GeForce GTX200 graphic card on my Ubuntu 13.04 computer. After downloading the drivers and installing them I can now see the Ubuntu welcome screen but it does nothing after that point. I can see the Ubuntu logo and the progress bar finishes loading but then it all stops.

I had the nvidia-304 drivers installed with the previous card. When I changed to the new card I uninstalled them and installed the new drivers. If I go into Recovery Mode -> Root Console and then execute startx, I can see the desktop, but it does not work any other way.

Any ideas of what can I do next? Thank you!

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How you downloaded and installed the new drivers ? And which drivers ? (version) –  NikTh Sep 18 '13 at 5:31
    
@NikTh I went to nvidia.com and downloaded exactly what my Linux 64 bits require. Not even the beta, but the stable version. To install it I rebooted and started Linux in the Root Console option of the Recovery Mode; I installed the driver from there. It installed correctly, everything seemed to be going smoothly until the welcome screen appeared and then it froze there. Thank you! –  Zeeker87 Sep 18 '13 at 13:17
    
Please remove the web-site's driver. Do you know how to remove it ? Remove it completely and also remove any leftovers from nvidia (follow this answer ) . Then reboot your PC and you must use the open source driver nouveau. If that's correct, proceed with the installation of the newest packaged driver (ubuntu tested), not from website. eg: sudo apt-get install nvidia-313-updates then sudo nvidia-xconfig –  NikTh Sep 18 '13 at 22:37
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