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I've upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10 (in order to be able to upgrade to 11.04).

It seems like the current graphics drivers are incompatible with the latest kernel I have. I don't know if I have installed drivers only from apt or if I have downloaded. I think it's only apt thou.

How do I uninstall all Nvidia drivers and revert to the default drivers? I've used at least 2 different multi monitor setup utilities, but it was last year so I don't remember much.

What config files do I need to change so that the default drivers works?

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marked as duplicate by bain, Eric Carvalho, Braiam, Radu Rădeanu, Sylvain Pineau Jul 25 '14 at 13:11

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Try renaming the xorg.conf file and reboot:

sudo mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.nvidia

To remove the drivers:

sudo apt-get purge nvidia-settings nvidia-current
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Brilliant! Thank you! – Carl R May 12 '11 at 18:04

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