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Black screen with nVidia drivers on ubuntu

I have: ASUS P4V800D-X Intel Pentium 4 HT 2.80GHz 2.5GB RAM 40GB HDD nVidia 9500GT When I installed nVidia drivers downloaded from nvidia.com website (selected recommended drivers), I simply can't ...
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Nvidia Graphic not allowing boot

Hello and welcome to the toughest question on the internet! Brought to you today by this machine: Toshiba Qosmio x505-q830 core i7 720qm, 4gb DDR3, 320GB HDD, nVidia GTS 250M. I have tried installing ...
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ubuntu stuck on purple loading screen, nvidia graphics card problem

my nvidia geforce gtx 750ti graphics card is why ubuntu will not boot. It hangs in the purple screen. i have 13.10 installed. how do i boot ubuntu with this nvidia card?
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Error when boot: Could not write bytes: broken pipe

Good day, I see there are various questions about the same topic but it looks like the cause are somewhat different. I tried tor resolve my problem by looking and trying some of the solutions but ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 boots to command line after upgrade

Today package manager suggested the usual updates and I installed everything. After it prompted for reboot, Ubuntu restarted in command line mode. Not sure what to do here. By browsing the forum it ...
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Trying Ubuntu from live DVD: hangs and/or gives “unable to find a medium…” error

I have an older desktop (general specs below) that I want to "Try Ubuntu" (12.04.4, i386) on using the live DVD before I install. However, I'm having several issues. The first few times, after ...
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16 views

Asus UL30JT, grub not loading

I have Asus UL30JT notebook, and i can't install any new system. When i try to install ubuntu i see black screen with cursor-"underscore". Looks like problem with nvindia card and it's drivers, and ...
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48 views

Some noob questions

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and I've had some issues which I want to make sure are OK. Whenever I boot I get two lines of text. It's hard to read because it flashes very fast, however it's something ...
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Unity won't boot

My Ubuntu is not starting correctly. I see the BIOS splash screen followed by a purple background, then some lines of text on a black background: [ 1.071536] ata6.00: failed to enable AA ...
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0answers
68 views

Ubuntu 12.04 Nvidia Underscan Issues with my LED TV

Im pretty new to Ubuntu/Linux but i pretty enjoy it so far.I just got 1 problem so far wich i cant fix.I bought myself a 40inch TV ans use it primary as my Monitor. I have a Gforce 520 and running the ...
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1answer
111 views

How do I fix ugly boot screen when using Nvidia drivers Ubuntu 13.10

I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 64bit. It was, by default, using the Nouveau display driver, however, this caused suspend to fail, but installing a proprietary driver resolved this issue but ...
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Ubuntu runs real slow, then crashes installing nvidia driver

Here's the hardware P4 2.4ghz (32bit) 2 gigs ram Asus dvd burner MSI GeForce 5200 FX 1 Seagate 60 gig (IDE) 1 WD Black 80 gig (IDE) USB mouse PS2 keyboard 17" NEC LCD Software Ubuntu 13.1 Default ...
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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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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 ...
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1answer
91 views

“no screens found” on Live CD with Nvidia Optimus

I have a Lenovo y410p, and I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 in EFI mode side-by-side with a Windows 8 installation on a GPT partition. I have already disabled secure boot, and I have the LiveCD ...
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how do i update my nvidia driver? [duplicate]

To start off, here are my system specs: memory 3.8 GiB, Intel Core i3-2350m cpu @ 2.30GHz x 4, graphics nvidia geforce 450m, 64 bit. Ok, I installed Ubuntu and as soon as it booted up, it ran ...
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32 views

Does updating my graphics card change my initrd file?

There is a back-story to me asking this question so please bear with me: I have been having graphics card issues for some time now on my Macbook Pro 10.1. I dual booted using UEFI boot and Refind. ...
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Ubuntu 3.11.0-15 (on machine with NVidia) - can boot from USB drive - not hard-drive

In trying to install nvidia drivers a number of times I end up corrupting my install of Ubuntu to the point where it won't boot. I end up with the messages: nvidia: module license 'NVIDIA' taints ...
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1answer
308 views

New PC with Windows 8 Needed nomodeset to get Ubuntu to load

Apparently I need to accrue 10 reputation to post more than 2 links - so reposted everything I learned in trying to install Ubuntu onto my Windows 8 machine with a new graphics card on my blog: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Crashes on Boot After Installing NVIDIA Drivers

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and Linux in general. After installing Ubuntu and updating it without any problems, I installed the latest NVIDIA drivers for my graphics card. I restarted the computer and ...
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58 views

USB Installation: First Boot Problem

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 alongside windows 7/64 bit. Everything was going fine, using a live usb. The trial is running fine. But when I tried to boot using ubuntu, all I get is a black ...
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495 views

Ubuntu 13.10 freezes on “Loading initial ramdisk” when build in graphics card is disabled

I have fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 with graphic card from i5 and nvidia 650Ti and everything works fine(had to add nomodeset to grub as otherwise was getting same issue as i getting now after ...
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2answers
630 views

Installing latest Nvidia from Xorg PPA gives black screen

After several years of using dual boot (windows to play and Ubuntu to work) I decided to just use ubuntu, but I have a problem after installing nvidia-drivers 331.20 and rebooting the screen is black, ...
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1answer
685 views

Ubuntu 12.04 not loading after installing updates - initctl: Event failed

After updating my Ubuntu installation I get a blank screen when try to load it. I have dual boot with Windows which works fine. Going into recovery mode -> resume normal boot gives me the following ...
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Purple screen after installing ubuntu. Drivers are not installing

At startup a purple screen, changing "Secure Boot" and the system is switched. nomodeset does not eliminate the purple screen I'm installing the drivers for the video card and reboot the system: ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 boots up to Black Screen after install [duplicate]

Laptop Specs- Intel i5 Processor Nvidia GT 520MX 6 GB RAM 750 GB HDD After install,screen turns black and nothing happens.
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I cannot boot from a Ubuntu CD / DVD

I am trying to dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10. After burning the ISO and then booting the disc, I get to the purple menu that asks whether I want to Try, install, or check disk. Any option I ...
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17 views

Black screen on boot. [duplicate]

I have successfully installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 alongside windows 8.1 in my Acer V3 772G. When I restart my computer the GRUB interface appears and I can boot Windows 8.1 successfully, but when I boot ...
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1answer
245 views

Ubuntu 12.04 doesn t boot after automatic upgrades were installed

I have been using ubuntu for a month and until now there were no problems. After I ran the automatic updates last night,today ubuntu can no longer boot, even with Ctrl+Alt+F1. I can't boot to run ...
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0answers
84 views

Problem in AlienwareX51 Efidisk : Error: efidisk read error

I have the Graphics card nVidia GeForce 660 I have wanted Linux for quite some time. I finally decided to make a Live-USB. First I had an issue with ATP config. Then I switched back over to Windows ...
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1answer
291 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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1answer
240 views

tons of problem, Fill_in_dev failed, black screen

I'm new to this (linux world) My friends recommended me to install ubuntu to start because it is basic and popular. lol. I have this problem; Disabling IRQ #10 Disabling IRQ #10 10 years later.. ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 black screen w/ cursor after startup

After doing some schoolwork I left my computer with ubuntu 13.10 running over night. Next morning; I come back to see it glitching a bit (Software center app dissapeared, terminal is black/white ...
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Each time I install Nvidia drivers in a Alienware X51, the system boots to a black screen

Whenever I install the Nvidia drivers on an Alienware X51, which ever method I follow the machine boots to a black screen, Ctrl + Alt + F1 etc are also totally blank so I can't remove what I've ...
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364 views

Ubuntu 12.04 boot to blank screen after upgrading nvidia graphic driver [duplicate]

I installed an Ubuntu 12.04 from CD, then upgraded the device driver for my nvidia FX 1800 from the "additional drivers" section at "system settings". After rebooting my desktop screen turns to blank ...
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4answers
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12.04.3 can start only after press “resume” in rescue mode (every boot) - problem with Nvidia driver

I tried to install maybe ten Linux distros on my new PC, and every time I have problems with video driver: black screen or visual artefacts. I was able to install only Ubuntu 12.04.3 x64 LTS, but ...
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1answer
90 views

Problem with Nvidia after update [duplicate]

After adding the most recent set of updates, I can't get into Ubuntu at all. I get a screen saying that I am running in low-graphics mode, 'your screen, graphics card and input device settings could ...
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1answer
180 views

ubuntu doesn't boot after installing quadro drivers

so I installed a 2nd graphic card, installed the proprietary driver for it (nvidia quadro), but now when I boot the computer, the purple screen loads for a while and then all I get it's a black screen ...
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1answer
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nVidia driver update causes unbootable system

I used Ubuntu Driver Update manager to install the recommended driver. I can't get into the GUI anymore, system hangs at terminal. I have read that there are terminal commands to purge the old ...
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1answer
41 views

Opening terminal leads to no edid issue

SO here's the latest in my Ubuntu saga: I've got an HP DV9925NR running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. After getting the wireless issue fixed, I let the OS update my drivers, including an Nvidia driver. After the ...
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1answer
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cant boot with graphics in uefi

I really searched for information to this problem but none of the guides or threads on forums have helped, either i cant search or this havent come up. No nomodeset, forcevesa, turning brightness up ...
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MacBookPro6,1 error when using nvidia blob on boot

I've got a MacBookPro6,1 running Ubuntu 13.10 with the proprietary blob. I'm booting in EFI mode, and basically all of the installer defaults. Booting with noveau works fine, but as soon as I install ...
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523 views

after installing nvidia drivers, ubuntu boots to black screen with blinking pointer

The boot takes like a minute, after that, it will go to a black screen with a blinking pointer. It doesn't react to any stroke. Ctrl Alt F1 or F2 ... won't work. there is no GRUB. Even ...
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327 views

USB Mouse and Keyboard not working in Linux 4 Tegra

I'm new to Tegra Linux development. I have a Tamontem NG Evaluation board with the Tegra 3 Chip. I installed L4T sample file system from NVIDIA Tegra resources ...
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Modify grub.conf for Ubuntu partition

I was using this thread How to modify grub.conf for Ubuntu partitionto solve a problem in getting my Y500 to boot after a new install, and ran into a problem. I was able to use sudo mount /dev/sdb8 ...
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1answer
820 views

Black screen, blinking cursor and purple line left

Last week I installed Ubuntu on my notebook, now I'm also trying to install it on my PC, but with no luck. When i start from my USB stick (same as I installed my notebook with, Ubuntu 13.04) first ...
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Black screen then shut down during boot up [duplicate]

Just new to Ubuntu and installed version 13.10. So I installed it on my laptop which has an nvidia graphics card (gt 425m) and got the drivers from the additional updates thing. Then when I boot up my ...
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1answer
695 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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0answers
325 views

Ubuntu not installing on toshiba satellite [closed]

I recently bought a Toshiba Satellite s70 and customized it to have nvidia GEFORCE graphics card. I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my old laptop and created a 13.04 and 13.10 install usbs. I jump through ...
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nvidia96 broke the loginscreen - how to remove or fix?

A friend brought her PC to repair XP. As the HD was dead I reinstalled and reserved space for Ubuntu. Once 12.04.3 x86 (for the amd 1GHz not x64 cpu) was installed I got "Out of range" on screen ...