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My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it?

I installed ubuntu 11.04.

I can not install my nvidia Geforce 310m driver. I active it by Hardware Drivers (recomended) but it is not in use. I ran this command in terminal sudo nvidia-xconfig then restarted my computer.

My computer after restarting can not load login window and it is black. How can I solve this problem?

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marked as duplicate by Jorge Castro, Jjed, theDefector, Eliah Kagan, hbdgaf Sep 3 '12 at 21:35

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i about to report this. Thanks. exact same issue in dell vostro 3300 –  Ubuntuser Nov 4 '11 at 10:31
Yes. For recovery issues, see… –  Jjed Sep 3 '12 at 18:57

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This looks like the same problem I had with 10.04. Check out my blog on how to solve this:

(or translated by Google)


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this is for 10.10. can you update it for 11.10? –  Ubuntuser Nov 4 '11 at 10:35

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