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NVIDIA drivers not working after upgrade. Why can I only see terminal?

Tonight I upgraded to 11.04. Problems. Once I had finished the upgrade, I restarted my computer as it told me too. When I got past the ubuntu 11.04 (purple background orange dots), it simply went to ...
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5answers
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Nvidia driver doesn't work in 12.10

I have GeForce GTX 560 Ti. I's worked fine in 12.04 with nvidia drivers. Unfortunately, after todays 12.10 update, something broke down. I've tried nvidia-current, nvidia-current-updates and ...
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1answer
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How to install Wine

I am looking for a step by step instruction to guide me in the ways of installing, configuring and debugging many of the issues new users have when dealing with Wine in Ubuntu. What is the ...
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3answers
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Gaming performance difference between Windows and Ubuntu

What are the pros/cons switching from Windows 7/8 to Ubuntu? I mainly develop software and play games. I obviously don't play games on my laptop that's why I give Ubuntu a try. But the whole OS ...
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2answers
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How to correctly enable Desktop Cube in Unity 3D?

I have read several questions regarding how to fix an already enabled desktop cube or the problems it had in 11.04. But in 11.10, how can I correctly enable desktop cube in Unity 3D?
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10answers
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HDMI/VGA connection cuts borders of screen or creates blurry text

Ok this is an extension of another problem I had with a VGA connection and an Nvidia Geforce GT 440 card. The question has been updated to include other problems related to HDMI Video and also since I ...
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4answers
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How do I install wine?

Can someone please explain how I can install wine in the following ways? By using the package manager? By downloading and installing a pre-built package?
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2answers
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Bumblebee or Ironhide?

I have an ASUS N53S, and I am using bumblebee. I can see it from the frame rates in Tux Racer. Some people refer to Bumblebee and some to Ironhide. What is the difference?
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4answers
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Which ATI/AMD, or Intel, or NVIDIA Graphics for Unity? [duplicate]

I really want to know which one of them better for running Unity 3D or GNOME 3 Shell. I'm specifically interested in this for desktop, not laptop, computers.
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Ubuntu 13.04 - installation Nvidia driver

I've installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop HP 6720s with video card Intel 965 chipset Intel gma x3100. After the boot the classic purple screen appear and before the login page the screen become black ...
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1answer
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/etc/X11/xorg.conf doesn't exist? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is the X.org config file? How do I configure X there? I'm trying to get my video card properly setup to handle 3D acceleration. After searching a bit, I've come ...
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2answers
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Difference between Additional Drivers (Nvidia)

Which driver should I choose? Here is what they offer me. I've heard that Nvidia has released new drivers few days ago and I don't know which they are. I tried installing them with .run file but I ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't boot after Nvidia drivers upgrade

I have installed newest Nvidia drivers (from their site with the .run file) on my laptop with Nvidia Geroce 420M. After some time I decided to try out open source drivers there I went to System ...
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2answers
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After installing NVIDIA drivers, I boot into a black screen [13.10] [duplicate]

Edit: Trying solution after solution found on these forums with the bootloader has apparently corrupted the bootloader. I missed pressing shift twice in a row and on the third attempt, the bios does ...
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1answer
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GL_EXT_texture_compression_s3tc error when opening a Steam game

So I was trying to play Team Fortress 2 when this message appears: Error! Required OpenGL extension "GL_EXT_texture_compression_s3tc" is not supported. Please install S3TC texture support. ...

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