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  • Videocard: GTX 560
  • NVIDIA drivers installed: nvidia-367 (recommended for my card).
  • OS: Xubuntu 16.04

Problem description: Video card works perfectly while using X.org drivers, but after installing Nvidia's, I get a black screen or a freeze on the "decrypt HDD" screen.

I have tried various fixes I've found on the site, from setting "nomodeset" to trying every single driver available to "update-initramfs -u" various times. Recovery mode also works; checked with "lspci -v" and it properly runs the driver.

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Managed to solve the issue through a complete reinstall of the OS. Some research showed that the current Nvidia drivers have issues with encrypted drives, so I took encryption and Logic Volumes off during the reinstallation.

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