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Problems loging in after dealing with video drivers and black screen

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop alongside windows 8.1. I have a Nvidia GeForce GT 645M video card on it and was having black screen on boot issues. so I installed the xorg-edgers ...
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Ubuntu 64bit 12.04 LTS upgraded and now stuck rebooting at 5 dots screen

I did an update/upgrade and the NVIDIA driver 3.04.116 came down, at which point my DELL machine (with an NVIDIA 9500 GT) won't boot into the gui any more. I searched the web and here and tried a LOT ...
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Lost all desktop icons after trying to reset compiz [duplicate]

Help! I was having some bugs that I suspected to be related to the changes I made in Compiz settings. I tried using the command below to reset it... gconftool --recursive-unset /apps/compiz-1 I did ...
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12.04 freeze that resolves when changing to/from a virtual console

I'm running a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 and I am running into a weird "soft" freeze often and randomly when using Chrome , Firefox, or Libre Office. What happens is that the desktop freezes, but I ...
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Unable to boot to GUI from a Text Window

I have installed nvidia cuda drivers and toolkit in ubuntu 12.04 as given in the book CUDA Programming A Developer’s Guide to Parallel Computing with GPUs by Shane Cook. I have used these commands ...
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Unity crash ubuntu 13.10

When I start up, everything works fine. Ubuntu boots properly and I get to the login screen, but when I login, only my wallpaper is shown. No icons, bars, or anything; only my mouse and the wallpaper. ...
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292 views

GUI doesn't work, flashing underscore on boot

Ubuntu version is 12.04.3. My computer is a Asus laptop, UL30Jt with a Nvidia graphics card. I previously had problems getting the graphics drivers to work, but I resolved that previously today. ...
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94 views

Something made all text really small - font and size settings, dpi seem ok

After booting my pc up I noticed that the fonts on the login screen on my Lubuntu 13.04 are tiny. After logging in I noticed window titles being tiny and default font sizes in apps too such as Skype ...
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1answer
697 views

Install driver form command line

I recently did some stuff on my computer (installing various things) and now my computer does not have a GUI. I can log into my computer via command line and work only from the command line. I need ...
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635 views

can't get GUI to start from command prompt [duplicate]

I've been running Ubuntu for some time. Last night I installed the updates that automatically download periodically and shut down. This morning the machine will only boot to the command prompt. I've ...
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Cannot load GUI [duplicate]

I'm completely new to Linux; I managed install 12.10 today on my Lenovo Ideapad y510p after running into various issues. For reference, the graphics card is NVIDIA GeForce GT750M and the drivers are ...
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610 views

Ubuntu Crashes After Updating Nvidia Card [duplicate]

I installed the Nvidia GT 520M using the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install nvidia-current and then I restarted my computer and it logs in fine, ...
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Revert back to Nouveau drivers [duplicate]

I was trying to install the proprietary nvidia drivers for my optimus laptop. This resulted in my GUI disappearing, I can only see my desktop background (can still open terminal and right-click the ...
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1answer
236 views

I removed nvidia driver and lshw -c video still shows nvidia

Today I tried to activate the newer experimental drivers and both 304 and 310 failed to even install. So I tried the regular nvidia driver 295.40 for the 20th time today (I had lag issues and was ...
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1answer
467 views

Never before had a problem with Ubuntu desktop graphical display; Trying to use nvidia GT630

I've been using ubuntu since 9.04 and never had a problem with Ubuntu bringing up the desktop graphical user interface. However I am currently not able to see anything graphical past the install ...
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161 views

Dash bar is not comming up 12.04

I have an nVidia card and drivers installed. Everything was going on correctly until I installed he updates. After the updates(nVidia drivers are also updated) the hidden Dash bar stays hidden :( Is ...
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718 views

Ubuntu 12.04 Full Screen without Unity Hub

I couldn't find an answer for this, so I thought I would try here. My problem is, I have some games on Wine that play in full screen mode but I can't really get them in full screen mode. When they ...
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No gui 12.04 login terminal screen only. startx doesn't work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get GUI back after freeze interrupted an Nvidia driver update? So I just went through driver update. The os froze so I had to hard reboot the pc. Now I just get ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS graphics problem, booting to tty

Since I upgraded my computer to 12.04 from 11.04 nothing works anymore. My Hardware: Intel® Core™2 Duo NVIDIA graphics card First I had Problems running the my old user (I guessed it had ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 GUI glitches [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC (i5 core; 8gb; gtx 560) and found some weird glitches. First, when I drag qmmp window, it moves kinda spurting Second, when I scroll through my bookmarks in firefox, ...
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I killed my GUI and Startx cant find a “screen”

First off let me mention that this problem happened a while ago so i may have forgotten some of the details. A while ago I was trying to get used to backtrack5 and I was doing pretty well I think. I ...
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548 views

How do I fix 11.10 GUI?

This happens in both gnome and Ubuntu. I can log in just fine. But nothing loads. All I see is my background. This happend after I was trying to get my dual screens configured correctly.