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Boot and/or screen problems after each upgrade

After each upgrade my system does not come back. After today's upgrade I face the same problem again. Some cmos battery message and when it goes to the point that it should start loading the os it ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 14.04 Running Low Graphics Mode After Upgrading Software

I'm having problem with my PC. It says "System is running in low graphics mode" I'm using nvidia gt430 graphics card. Everything was ok after installing Ubuntu 14.04 but after installing software ...
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3answers
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Cannot reboot after upgrade to 14.04: CMOS/CPNV checksum Bad

I installed on my old desktop (which I use for my work at office) the Ubuntu 12.04. Yesterday I thought I should try upgrading to 14.04 through terminal commands which I found all around the net. ...
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0answers
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Upgrade to 14.04 now can't get past login and can't get into recovery mode

I just upgraded to 14.04 and it seems to have broken the system quite impressively. I get a login screen but if I login then I see part of my desktop background, no icons or toolbar or anything else ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 froze, forced shutdown, now I boot from grub to purple screen

(First two paragraphs is for posterity sake, to determine if I'm dealing with the same problems. Skip ahead for the current problem.) Previous installations of Ubuntu had given me trouble with this, ...
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0answers
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Black screen after upgrade 12.10 now a very simple question

SO HERE IS MY QUESTION: What can I do to prevent this from happening next time I upgrade Ubuntu to another version? Here is a long involved saga of reinstalling nvidia drivers resulting in a happy ...
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2answers
446 views

Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade from 13.10: Using unofficial software packages not provided by ubuntu

I am having an issues upgrading to 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) from 13.10 (Saucy Salamander), where I get a message Could not calculate the upgrade, and I believe it is due to my unofficial software packages. ...
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1answer
169 views

Ubuntu Upgrade 13.10 to 14.04 - Why isnt X Using My 3D Hardware Anymore? [SOLVED]

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04, but now I cant login and see my desktop. I get all the way to the login screen and enter my password, but after pressing enter I get left with the 14.04 LTS ...
2
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1answer
370 views

Chromium display is remanent since 14.04 upgrade with gpu acceleration enabled

Since I updated ubuntu to 14.04, I have some issue with chromium, the display is remanent when switching virtual desktop or appear when the application is minimized. I found that the issue is ...
0
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0answers
89 views

My screen has pulsing blurriness after attempting UI Scale

Did an upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. Everything was going fine until I did a UI Scale. Now there's a pulsing blurriness on my screen. Any way I can reset that? I've uninstalled/reinstalled xorg ...
0
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0answers
41 views

How to uninstall AMD drivers so I can switch video cards?

I'm switching video cards from AMD Radeon to a Nvidia GeForce how do I remove the AMD drivers? Also do I remove drivers then swap out Graphic cards or switch graphic cards first? I'm using 12.04 ...
2
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0answers
479 views

Trouble with `nvidia-prime` on ASUS N550JV

I have recently upgraded my ASUS N550JV notebook from raring to saucy and in the beginning, simply installing nvidia-319 together with nvidia-prime worked fanstastically (as described here). Shortly ...
0
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0answers
159 views

No display, no tty after upgrade (13.10)

My upgrade from 13.04 -> 13.10 was a fail, the upgrader stalled at DKMS: install completed, apparently this is an issue with the Broadcom Wireless driver. I had to kill dpkg to continue the process ...
0
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0answers
23 views

Upgraded nvidia driver, now when I boot my screen is black [duplicate]

I am a new user to ubuntu, I have the linux ubuntu 13.10 version on my dual boot computer. I booted up my ubuntu os this morning and logged in and the screen resolution was all big, so I thought it ...
1
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1answer
2k views

13.10 Saucy login issues; black screen, loop, and freeze

Once upgraded to 13.10 I was not able to get past the login screen. I had the black screen. Also; I can not log on with low graphics mode from recovery either. It makes no difference if I try default ...
4
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1answer
799 views

wrong resolution/refresh rate output after upgade to 13.10

I have a custom xorg.conf (need it because my lcd doesn't report it's correct capabilities) that worked fine in 13.04 but since upgading to 13.10 the lcd is incapable of displaying the output from x. ...
0
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0answers
111 views

NVidia graphics driver, Ubuntu 13.04

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit. I want to install the NVidia graphics driver to set all the graphics settings the way I want them. Using the NVidia Control Panel with Windows 8, the picture ...
0
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0answers
16 views

problem after upgrade to 12.10 [duplicate]

I just upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 but after the reboot Ubuntu starts up to a black screen with terminal, can somebody help me to do a normal reboot? During the upgrade I had the terminal ...
0
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1answer
220 views

How to manage kernel upgrades

I'm using 12.04LTS. Last week I upgraded to the latest (at the time) kernel, 3.2.0.48 and my display system became completely unusable. I have two displays on an Nvidia video adapter. I suspect the ...
0
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1answer
162 views

Ubuntu 13 slower than 12

I've been using Ubuntu for quite a while now, mostly 12. I recently updated to 13 and the most noticable change is that it's overall slower than 12. In particular, moving windows on the screen is very ...
0
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2answers
3k views

13.04 Upgrade with NVidia

Ubuntu 13.04 upgraded from 12.10 3.8.0-10-generic Nvidia GeForce 310 r a2 (GT218) Graphics Card Samsung 1920x1200 display I received the notice to update to 13.04 the other day and I accepted it - ...
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3answers
3k views

boot - Ubuntu hangs at purple screen after upgrade to 13.04

I was using Ubuntu 12.10 and upgraded to 13.04 Now Ubuntu just hangs at purple screen. I have tried installed KDM and switched to KDM. I get the login prompt at KDM but login fails and shows up ...
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0answers
896 views

How to fix resolution after upgrading Lubuntu 12.04 to 12.10?

I have been using Lubuntu 12.04, at resolution 1440x900. Then I got Rawtherapee, but it would not work right. So I ran a Live Lubuntu 12.10 and the resolution was at 1440x900. So I up-graded to 12.10 ...
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0answers
124 views

Installed auto update to Ubuntu 12.10 and now the destop does not load

I updated Ubuntu 12.10 using the Update Manager, and now the desktop will not load. I tried to remove nvidia-current and reinstall it through various methods suggested on the web, but the operation ...
1
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1answer
3k views

how to close x server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install latest NVIDIA drivers by hand? nvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log' creation time: Thu Dec 13 21:28:38 2012 installer version: ...
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2answers
667 views

Upgrading Graphics Card (from ATI to nVidia). How to do it properly?

I am thinking of upgrading my old ATI/AMD Radeon 4870 to nVidia (610 or 620, maybe 630). I am not playing games. I like Compiz effects though. I use ubuntu 12.10. Anyway, I would like to ask how to ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Ubuntu 12.10 won't upgrade nVidia Drivers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I've been running 12.10 for about a week now with pretty minimal issues so far; the main ...
1
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2answers
5k views

nvidia driver problems after upgrading to 3.2.0-26 on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit [closed]

After installing latest updates I can't set screen resolution higher than 1024x768; every time after the boot I get a message Could not apply the stored configuration for the monitors (Note: ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Facing unity problems after upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04

I upgraded to 12.04 and had problems with unity. So this is what I did >> 1) Ctrl+Alt+F1 sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager Export DISPLAY=:0 ccsm 2) Ctrl+Alt+F7 3) Enabled ...
1
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1answer
261 views

Upgrade with Nvidia graphics card causes continued issues. Should I remove the card for good?

I've been a follower of Ubuntu for several years now and I've continually had issues upgrading (mostly major upgrades) due to the reboot issues that arise when an nVidia card/driver has been installed ...
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2answers
2k views

1080p Screen resolution problem after 10.04 to 12.04 update

I have a Samsung LCD 40" with a NVidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 Card. I recently upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04 and the best resolution I can get is 1360x768. I've tried the propietary drivers ...
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0answers
87 views

11.10 to 12.04: Post-upgrade boot failure [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My system is totally messed up. What is the best course of action? When booting after upgrading to 12.04 from 11.10, it stalls with the ubuntu logo and the dots going. ...
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0answers
214 views

How to hold back driver updates or prevent packages from installing. [closed]

Is there something I can do (opt-out from the update list) to stop the drivers getting updated? I'd still like to update most of the packages. The reason, -after an update- I lost 3d. Trying to ...
1
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0answers
568 views

No OpenGL in 11.10 / GUI won't start with Nvidia [closed]

I've got a Dell D630 that I've been running with Ubuntu 11.04 and I recently decided to do a web upgrade to 11.10. After the upgrade Blender wouldn't start. I did some investigating and discovered ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Upgrade of nvidia graphics adapter fails on Lucid Lynx, low resolution only, no driver?

I run two Ubuntu distros (& two MS systems) on the same hardware. -Computer- Intel Core 2 Quad CPU @ 2.66GHz; 8192MB; LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 780i SLI FTW I recently upgraded the graphics ...
0
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3answers
997 views

Installing a Nvidia FX 5600 AGP to replace SiS onboard graphics

My first question so please bear with me. I have a Compaq SR1417cl with an ASUS built K8SLA motherboard, AMD Sempron 1.8Ghz CPU and a SiS 760 onboard graphics chip. It also has 2GB of DDR ram. I have ...
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2answers
182 views

Upgrading Hardware (GPU), will it work?

In a couple of days, I will change my old nVidia Quadro FX570 to nVidia GTX560Ti and I've been wondering if simply changing the GPU will work with my Ubuntu or it will break my system/create ...
0
votes
1answer
485 views

Graphics are slower in 11.10 after upgrade

I just upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 and i noticed that graphics are slower. I had the nvidia driver downloaded from their website in 11.04. After the upgrade the pc wouldn't actually boot in kernel ...
5
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3answers
6k views

How do I solve this Nvidia driver download error?

I can't enable or download any Nvidia drivers. In the image below, you can see I am offered four options. Selecting to enable any of them results in the error message shown: Here's some of what is ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

When launching, nvidia-settings it just hangs

I've just upgraded to 11.10 and now nvidia-settings won't launch. If I run it from the command line (as me or as root) it just hangs. How can I debug this?
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votes
1answer
7k views

Uninstall NVidia drivers? [duplicate]

I've upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10 (in order to be able to upgrade to 11.04). It seems like the current graphics drivers are incompatible with the latest kernel I have. I don't know if I have ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Can I configure one monitor landscape and one in picture mode at the same time?

At the moment I am running Kubuntu Lucid LTS on my desktop and have some relatively free time and was considering upgrading to Natty. My biggest concern (as usual) is whether I will be able to use my ...
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votes
1answer
583 views

Nvidia 5200 graphic card active but not currently in use [closed]

Nvidia 5200 graphic card active but not currently in use on Ubuntu 11.04 how to do that?
2
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4answers
3k views

After upgrade, get blank purple screen. No gdm and can't switch to tty

I upgraded to 11.04 using update-manager -d. When I try to boot, I just get a purple blank screen, with no ubuntu logo/dots showing. It never gets to the gdm login screen (I left it for 20min) and I ...
0
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1answer
464 views

Twinview broken on upgrade to 10.10

I have been on 9.10 for over a year on the grounds that if it ain't broke, don't fix it. However, I had a spare weekend and figured it was probably about time... I performed an upgrade to 10.4, and ...
0
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1answer
2k views

10.04 > 10.10 upgrade and the splash screen hangs

I have a computer that once I upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10 the splash screen hangs. I had this issue on another machine that I simply boot into recovery mode and reinstalled the nvidia drivers (both ...