0
votes
0answers
19 views

Ubuntu refuses to enter recovery mode

I just installed NVidia's latest version of their drivers for Ubuntu (13.10), which don't seem to work for me - I'm getting the 'system is running in low-graphics mode' dialogue box. I've tried ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Why are the textbased consoles (as normally available from ALT+F1 upto ALT+F6) unavailable when the NVIDIA driver has an issue?

I have already had a lot of issues with the proprietary NVIDIA drivers (most often after upgrade of the driver or the kernel) , they are very cumbersome to resolve, especially because most of the time ...
1
vote
1answer
377 views

X server doesn't restart

I recently installed nvidia's cuda toolkit in ubuntu 12.04. After restarting the computer, it stays in console mode. When I run sudo service lightdm restart, it gets stuck mid execution and the ...
1
vote
1answer
677 views

Ubuntu 11.04 displays white lines when falling to prompt

First, I tried installing Ubuntu Server 11.04 on an older PC of mine in order to make it a file/ftp and web server. The installation went fine, but when I tried booting I only got a bunch of white ...