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Blank screen after installing nvidia restricted driver

I've installed the current nvidia restricted driver and rebooted my machine and now I get a black or blank screen. How can I fix this?
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5answers
54k views

Can I install extra drivers via the command prompt?

Since I can't seem to open the Additional Drivers program? And how do I know what driver I need to install?
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7answers
335k views

Ubuntu 14.04 install NVIDIA driver

After I have managed to get running Ubuntu 14.04 (look at my last question about booting upgraded Ubuntu) now there is another problem: To continue with that story: I found a way to burn the image on ...
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1answer
83k views

My WiFi adapter is not working at all, how to troubleshoot?

On this site I see hundreds if not a thousand questions being asked about issues with a Wireless LAN adapter not being detected/recognized by Ubuntu. Some mainstream adapters appear to be utterly ...
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4answers
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How do I install the latest NVIDIA drivers from the .run file?

This is what I am trying to do. I downloaded the latest driver for my VGA from http://www.nvidia.com. The installation needs the X11 to be shut down, so I log out of my account, then press ...
8
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2answers
892 views

I ran 11.04 on a Mac and I loved it. Why does it look different on a PC?

I booted a Ubuntu 11.04 live CD on a Mac and I fell in love with the interface. So I decided to install it on my PC. Imagine my dismay when the interface was just the blah standard Windows style ...
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2answers
23k views

How install Nvidia drivers in Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

Today I performed fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04. After this I tried to install Nvidia graphics driver. I used 2 methods: How do I install extra drivers? ...
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5answers
7k views

Mouse doesn't work on an HP Mini netbook

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 on an HP Mini netbook, and I have quite an annoying problem: there is no mouse cursor. On the login screen, I can see the cursor, but I cannot move it ...
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2answers
7k views

Install NVIDIA Drivers

I installed Ubuntu 13.04, but after the reboot theres only a black screen with the blinking bar on the top left. I found, that one possible solution is that the video drivers are not installed, so i ...
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1answer
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would removing compiz from ubuntu 14.04 affect unity or any other such dependencies?

since compiz is using too much resources in ubuntu 14, i wish to remove it.I'm worried if that would result in affecting unity?(i don't need the fancy visualizations)
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3answers
2k views

Does Ubuntu Install Your PC Drivers Automatically?

Does Ubuntu install your PC drivers automatically? And does it need to be updated like Windows Update?
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2answers
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Ubuntu 12.10 runs terribly slow on desktop [duplicate]

So I got to installing Ubuntu 12.10 on a SONY VAIO desktop (a Sony VAIO RS420) but it runs terribly slow. The windows load slow (it won't even pull up Terminal, but connects to WiFi and opens Firefox) ...
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2answers
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“Sorry, installation of this driver failed. Please have a look at the log file for details: /var/log/jockey.log.”

The story is that I've managed to install ubuntu on my windows 7 laptop and gives me the choice of which operating system I want to use every time the laptop boots up. However, I have internet on ...
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0answers
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Is it safe to install the Nvidia drivers in Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

In 12.10, the installation of the Nvidia driver was risky and nerve-wrecking. Fortunately, I was able to find some instructions to get it to work, but unfortunately not until after borking an ...
8
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1answer
8k views

How can I get my Intel 82945G/GZ video card to support more resolutions?

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04,the screen resolution is stuck at 1920x1280.everything appears big,its not comfortable to look at. There is no such option about screen resolution. I got into the ...

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