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After adding the most recent set of updates, I can't get into Ubuntu at all. I get a screen saying that I am running in low-graphics mode, 'your screen, graphics card and input device settings could not be detected correctly etc'.

I can hit return and then get to the next screen saying 'what would you like to do?' however, i can't choose from the 4 options, the only keystroke that will register is escape, which takes me to a black screen with a login.

I have an Nvidia GeForce 7050/nForce 610i and it has caused problems in the past, but I have always got round it by choosing to boot in recovery mode. Now, no matter which version I try to boot into I can't get into Ubuntu at all.

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marked as duplicate by karel, Radu Rădeanu, minerz029, Eric Carvalho, Warren Hill Dec 10 '13 at 14:53

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Open virtual terminal by pressing ctrl+alt+F1 in the screen shows running in low graphics mode.Login with your username and password.

Then run the below commands,

sudo rm /etc/X11/xorg.conf
sudo shutdown -h now

Poweron your pc, I hope it works.

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unfortunately, no improvement on the situation - no change at all. There are two other xorg.conf files - xorg.conf.failsafe and xorg.conf.dist-upgrade-201211122052 are either of these likely to be a problem too? –  user214673 Nov 13 '13 at 9:09

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