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How do I regain access to command line/terminal and restore Ubuntu

I have a newish Lenovo Ideapad 510P with Nvidia graphics and I recently wanted to upgrade from 12.04 to the brand new 14.04. Ubuntu's website seemed to detail that the best way to do this was to ...
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not able to login using ctl alt F1- keyboard stops working - after no graphics screen - after graphics driver update

I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop. It was running fine but when I realized that I was not using my graphics card to its fullest. (Ignorance is bliss !) After I installed the graphics driver ...
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How to fix no splash screen in Ubuntu after nvidia proprietary driver installation

This is soultion how to fix no splash screen in Ubuntu after nvidia proprietary driver installation. It's no matter what Ubuntu version you use, it should work anyway. (TESTED ON 14.04) Open your ...
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14.04 amd64 splash stuck! exec format error help

hello!this is my first try getting into Ubuntu,i used drivedroid to install Ubuntu 14.04 amd64,and it stucks at splash screen. i'm using dualcore CPU with nvidia graphic card,also 8GB RAM and 64GB ...
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Splash screen messed up through nvidia driver

When I installed Ubuntu 13.10 I had some issues with the opensource graphic driver. My desktop was messed up and afterwards I found out that the driver was not able to allocate enough memory. ...
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How to fix messed up password screen when using full disk encryption (caused by nvidia driver)

When using full disk encryption in ubuntu 14.04 a password is always required when the computer is started. This screen looked nice until I installed the proprietary Nvidia driver. How can I fix ...
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Problem fixing splash screen/nvida driver issue

Please bare with me as I am very new to Ubuntu and am just beginning to learn. So I have seen several solutions to the splash screen issue however I am having problems executing the repair. Once I ...
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GRUB doesn't render correctly in 1920x1080

I have put those lines into /etc/default/grub: GRUB_GFXMODE=1920x1080x32 GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=1920x1080x32 (of course, update-grub was done after that) However, GRUB doesn't look right - it has ...
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How to fix splash screen in all Ubuntu releases!

How to fix black splash screen or broken splash screen after installation of nvidia proprietary drivers in Ubuntu (it happens usually in all Ubuntu releases)? It's no matter what version of nvidia ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 boot screen freezes at purple - CSM BIOS Setup [duplicate]

I just bought an ASUS N56VB and I installed Ubuntu 13.04 with dual boot along Win 8. I used boot-repair and following is the url to its report: http://paste.ubuntu.com/6082780/ The problem is that ...
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black tty screens

I get black tty screens when I hit Ctrl-Alt-F1. I already read all other similar questions but I can't seem to find a suitable solution. Here is my setup. I have a fairly new laptop (Jan 2013, Asus ...
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How can I disable graphical boot, yet start x during boot?

My question I am not attached to the splashscreen or whatever. How can I configure a non-graphical boot that still takes me to the login screen? In other words, I do want X to start as the last thing ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS “Checking battery state… [OK]” and login incorrect

I have quite a famous problem as it seems: while booting, the computer displays Checking battery state... [OK] and then hangs. * Starting CUPS printing spooler/server mountall: Plymouth copmmand ...
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Uninstalled NVIDIA Driver Now Plymouth Garbled

Because of some graphical glitches I rolled back to the standard open source driver by uninstalling NVIDIA from System Settings -> Additional Drivers. The open source driver is fine for my needs, but ...
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How to restore plymouth to its original state?

When I first installed 12.04 plymouth would sometimes show a few commands beneath the ubuntu logo. I later learned that it conflicts with proprietary drivers.I tried to fix this using the Plymouth ...
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What's the folk-lore on troubleshooting lightdm and other display manager problems?

I just spent a number of hours in trying to make my 12.04 boot again, after it put itself in a strange hang in splash screen. After many trials and errors involving false leads such as ...
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Unsolved Mystery: “mountall: Disconnected from Plymouth”

When I boot, it goes straight into tty1. I have tried everything I could find online to solve this problem. I believe it has something to do with the Nvidia drivers. But reinstalling them in every ...
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What is the proper way to install the 3.4 kernel?

Kernel 3.2 has an annoying error for my wireless card (rtl8192se-b) that makes the connection drop and/or prevents the card to make a connection to the wireless router. Dealing with it was very ...
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No splash screen after Nvidia propietary drivers

After installing nvidia propietary drivers, splash screen shows nothing but a thick bar on top of screen and everything black. It is the same color that splash screen is. Enabling Nvidia driver ...
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Plymouth splash not showing, purple and black on boot

I've got Ubuntu 11.10 on Asus machine with Nvidia G-Force 210M,...everything works fine, but bootscreen Plymouth splash does not show... First time I've had big resolution logo so I Googled some ...
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Trouble with Plymouth and Suspend/Hibernate on a Dell Optiplex GX520

There are two symptoms apparently related to an ACPI issue on my computer, as none of these problems happen if I boot with ACPI=OFF (except then the system cannot shut itself off or, in the case of ...
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Splash screen resolution is poor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enabling Nvidia driver messes up splash screen How come when I boot from CD or USB drive to install Ubuntu, the resolution of ubuntu splash screen is perfect, at full ...
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After installing the proprietary NVIDIA driver, my boot splash is very large and stretched. Any fix?

I know there have been solutions for previous versions of Ubuntu, but what is the best way to go about it now? As an aside, if I have it disabled the splash is fine, but before the login manager ...
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Plymouth and GRUB do not show at all [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit as my only OS on my desktop computer, which used to only run Ubuntu 10.04 LTS until I had the time to upgrade it with a fresh install. It uses integrated NVIDIA graphics ...
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During boot, I only see a dark aubergine screen - how can I make plymouth work?

In Natty, during boot I only see a dark aubergine screen, nothing on it. That is irritating, because I don't know whether the computer still runs or not. So how can I display the normal "ubuntu" ...
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System boots to a black screen after upgrade to 11.04

I was a similar situation to this user: Dual Boot 10.10 and 11.04 can't boot into 10.10 after an update. Only many more GRUB entres. Natty still worked - and I could still access the natty ...
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Plymouth splash screen looks odd after switching to the Nvidia binary driver [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enabling Nvidia driver messes up splash screen I am running Ubuntu 10.10, I switched to Nvidia drivers and this has messed up my boot splash screen. It looks like the ...
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Boot screen in low graphics/text mode

My ubuntu boot screen shows up in a strange low resolution, almost text mode, instead the usual and sleek white "ubuntu" over dark background. It's not a big issue because when GDM loads everything ...
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Plymouth ugly with nvidia driver (fix tuto don't support my resolution)

I recently buy a 1366x768 laptop with nvidia gts 360m (asus G60Jx-rbbx05). I installed the nvidia driver version 256.53 for compatibility issue and now work great. I followed multiple tutorial to fix ...
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Why is the resolution incorrectly set on boot after installing the Nvidia drivers?

After installing the native Nvidia drivers on my Ubuntu 10.10, my boot screen resolution has been reset to 640x480 or so... I tried to fix it by following these steps: ...
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Poor boot-screen after interrupted install

My install was interrupted because of a power cut. I recovered from it, using the command sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Now, I get a violet bootscreen like normal, but the progress bar is shown as 4 ...
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Ubuntu crashed after Installing NVIDIA Driver on Additional drivers

I have installed Ubuntu 10.10 32bit on my PC with my USB Flash disk. Then, i installed NVIDIA Driver with Additional Driver. unfortunately, i forgot the driver's version, but i think it's nvidia-185. ...
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Enabling Nvidia driver messes up splash screen

When you boot from live CD, or doing the first boot after installing Ubuntu, splash screen looks awesome. But as soon as you enable nvidia-current driver, installed with apt-get, splash screen goes ...
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Will plymouth allow for a nice boot experience with proprietary graphics drivers in future?

The new graphical bootloader introduced in 10.04 (plymouth) looks amazing until I enable proprietary drivers for my video card. I then get a horrible flashy monster of a boot experience, which I can ...