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1. Open a text-only console by using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Alt + F1. 2. At the login: prompt type your username and press Enter. 3. At the Password: prompt type your user password and press Enter. 4. Now you're logged in to a text-only console where you can change your graphics driver from whatever you have now (fglrx-updates???) back to whatever ...
There is actually a pretty straight forward graphical way to do this. Open your system settings and click on Software & Updates Then open the last tab Additional Drivers There it should list some available drivers that have been detected for your System. Just select the one you want, install it and reboot your system.
You compiled backports against your currently running kernel only. That means that when a later kernel version is installed by Update Manager, you must recompile: cd ~/Desktop/backports-3.13-rc2-1 <-or wherever you downloaded the file make clean make defconfig-rtlwifi <-or whatever suite you compiled make sudo make install Another option is to ...
The problem was that the AMD Catalyst driver was still installed, the system wasn't using it because my card is no longer supported, however it was still installed and this was in some way preventing /sys/class/drm from being there. I uninstalled the AMD Catalyst driver and rebooted and after that I could change the power profile. The good news is after ...
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