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How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error?

Note: This is an attempt to create a canonical question that covers all instances of "low-graphics mode" error that occurs to a user, including but not limited to installation of wrong ...
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Upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04 and get a black screen on login [duplicate]

I had Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Dell laptop. Today I got a pop up for upgrade to 16.04.2 and tried to upgrade it. During the upgrade the screen got frozen after 15 min I decided to shut it down. After ...
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How do I restore the Nouveau driver for my Nvidia K620? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 18.04. My disks are encrypted. I used the Software & Updates program to install a proprietary Nvidia driver because I wanted to try PGI CUDA Fortran that does not work with ...
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Problem logging in at TTY [duplicate]

I'm trying to fix the “the system is running in low graphics mode” problem. When I press Ctrl+Alt+F1 to go to tty1 and login, it goes straight back to the login prompt. Why does this happen and how ...
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Is reboot the same as init 6?

Is reboot the same as init 6 for ubuntu? I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on Amazon EC2. When ssh'ed into the box I can type runlevel and I get: N 2 Looking at man reboot I see that: When called with --...
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In “Tasksel” how do I select a package?

I found a video on YouTube that shows someone using the command tasksel from the server's boot menu after a fresh install of Ubuntu Server. Simple enough it looked like, but when I go to the options I ...
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“Clearing orphaned inode” messages then no progress booting Ubuntu on virtual machine [closed]

When I tried to lauch Ubuntu on a virtual machine, nothing happens after this screen. I have installed the newest version of the Virtual machine.
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Input not supported Ubuntu 14.04

After installing the AMD Catalyst driver which I downloaded from the AMD website, it asked me to reboot and after that I got a black screen with "Input not supported". I know it's the graphics ...
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Ubuntu has a heavily pixelated screen when I try to use it

I was going to install it and tried it out before actually going through with the installation, but when I did that, the desktop loaded up for a few seconds then became a heavily reddish-orange ...
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16.04 LTS to 17.10 upgrade issue

I was upgrading 16.04 to 17.10...I was told it was finally stable so started it. During the install my computer froze. Couldn't do anything and I waited an hour before crossing my fingers and hoping a ...
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Froze windows in Ubuntu 16.04 with Tweak Tool

Foolishly I tweaked Tweak Tool and froze my Ubuntu windows. How can I unfreeze my windows to activate Ubuntu programs without a complete re-installation of Ubuntu?
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Can't boot XP only Ubuntu

I have used Windows XP for years. I partitioned my HD with 300 GB for XP and 1 TB for Ubuntu. I installed v.14.04 successfully. When booting I get a menu choice defaulting to Ubuntu and then XP. ...
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How to exit from TTY mode

I accidentally changed the video driver on my Kubuntu from NVIDIA to Xserver-xorg-video-nouveau, rebooted my PC and now my GUI does not load after GRIB. Instead of GUI, I can see TTY mode. I logged ...
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Can't dual boot! [duplicate]

Today I tried to dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 7 Ultimate which I already had installed. I downloaded a program to boot Ubuntu directly from a flash drive. My first try was with version 14.04.3. The ...