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As well as doing what the other answers have suggested, it could be a config issue pointing you to TTY1 [Ctrl + Alt + F1] rather than the X server [Ctrl + Alt + F7] at boot.


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DO NOT FOLLOW ANY ADVICE TO DELETE COMPIZ! I had the same problem after tweaking compiz. Unfortunately I followed someone's advice to delete compiz and destroyed my installation. The solution I found was to install Ubuntu again. When I chose LVM to look at the layout, it wiped my drive without warning. It is the only option that does not give a warning ...


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For AMD the following in the official BinaryDriverHowto/AMD page solved the issue for me: Remove/purge current fglrx and fglrx-amdcccle: sudo apt-get remove --purge fglrx* To install the packages for hardware acceleration along with the driver: sudo apt-get install fglrx-updates xvba-va-driver libva-glx1 libva-egl1 vainfo Generate a fresh xorg.conf ...


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For me, all I needed to do was add nomodeset to both GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT= GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX= I'd suggest trying this first before going through all those complicated steps as it may be unnecessary :)


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You need to shut down the graphics driver after you CTL+ALT+F1 before you try to install the Nvidia driver As in "sudo /etc/init.d/lightdm stop"


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Installation: Download the tty0tty package from one of these sources: http://sourceforge.net/projects/tty0tty/files/ clone the repo https://github.com/freemed/tty0tty git clone https://github.com/freemed/tty0tty Extract it tar xf tty0tty-1.2.tgz Build the kernel module from provided source cd tty0tty-1.2/module make Copy the new kernel module ...


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Your terminal emulator's colour palette might be different from that of the TTY's framebuffer. How can I change the TTY colors? The same applies to cursor type, since that can be set by the terminal emulator. How to change cursor shape, color, and blinkrate of Linux Console? How to stop cursor from blinking? As for the Shift, it is likely that the X window ...


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I have the same problem trying to install MY 750 Ti. Ctrl alt f1-6 takes me to a black screen. f7 will bring me back to the GUI, but i can't seem to load the OS and kill the xserver no matter what I do. I've seen the 750 referenced a few times researching this problem, which makes me think it might be card specific.



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