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Ubuntu 15.04 doesn't start with nvidia driver [duplicate]

I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 and since then when I use the proprietary Nvidia driver Ubuntu doesn't boot. It shows "Starting 219" on my secondary screen and on my primary screen it shows ...
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ACPI PPC Probe failed. Starting version 219 NVIDIA

I've recently updated to Ubuntu 15.04 and after installing the latest nvidia drivers (346.59) which worked on ubuntu 14.10 seems to have caused some trouble on boot. All I get is the following when ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 unity desktop environment doesn't load after fresh install

After doing a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04, I log in, but the unity desktop environment does not load. All I get is the desktop background, and occasionally an information window about an error with ...
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How can I Install Nvidia Driver GT 520 and Cuda 5.0 in Ubuntu13.04?

I'm just newbie with Ubuntu/Linux. Actually I am attempting to install Pyrit which requires GPU acceleration. I have dual-booted Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows 7 in my Desktop PC Gigabyte G31M-ES2C with: ...
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Can't boot after coping VDI to new drive (or possibly just upgrading to 17)

I tried to copy an Ubuntu VDI/Virtual Box image to another drive. Now when I boot up I get a black screen with a cursor. If I use host & F1 I can log in via TTY but I can't figure how to boot. I ...
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nVidia driver kills text virtual consoles - how to get them back?

I was recently reminded of one of the things I didn't like about nVidia cards & Linux. I've installed 3-4 of them over the years in different machines (different cards, driver versions), and ...
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Graphical mode only in rescue mode after upgrade to 15.04 Kubuntu

I upgraded to 15.04, now my GUI is blank when booting regular. But I'm able to boot the GUI while selecting rescue mode. apt-get update && apt-get-upgrade Says everything is up 2 date I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - cannot login, keep getting fsck message [closed]

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 as a second OS alongside Windows 7. Installation process went smoothly and after it was done I also downloaded nVidia driver for my graphics card and installed it. ...
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Ubuntu problem after GRUB

I've installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my computer alongside Windows 10. Problems started just at the end of the installation. When the installation is completed, I clicked on the "Restart now" button and ...
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Cannot login to my Ubuntu 16.04 VB

In a bit of a problem here. I installed a proprietary nvidia driver on my Ubuntu 16.04 on the Virtual Box. After I have do so, I was not able to get past the login screen. I would input my password, ...
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I just installed ubuntu and deleted windows 8, now It does not work. I tried using boot-repair but still does not work

My laptop is a toshiba satellite C55. Here is the url for the boot-repair http://paste.ubuntu.com/13089017/