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I've reinstalled Ubuntu 3 times now trying to do this.

'Additional drivers' says I currently have Nvidia accelerated graphics driver 304. However when I activate 319 [Recommended], it installed just fine,

When I restart, and choose the normal boot from Ubuntu's loader it shows only a black screen with a flashing underscore then just stops. The first time, it was a black screen with a bunch of Starting [service] services. All of them passed except for Loading fallback graphics driver or something along those lines, which failed.

I don't know what to do since I'm a linux noob who wants to get into Ubuntu.

How can I fix this issue ?

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Any issues with the 304 driver? Sometimes we need an older driver for our hardware. –  Takkat Dec 15 '13 at 9:10

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