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Old 03-11-2011, 08:13 PM   #1
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Question [Help] Ubuntu 10.10 Problem (Nvidia).


Hi y'all!
Need some help here
Listen guys, when booting into the system i get the Ubuntu loading screen and the a black screen with the Nvidia logo flashing every 10 seconds and then black again, I tried to restore my x conf file which didn't help, as I assume I need to delete my Nvidia driver completely but I don't know how =X
Any help would be appreciated
thanks in advance
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Old 03-11-2011, 09:10 PM   #2
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We need to know what you did just before this happened that may be the cause. Did you install some software? Change desktop settings? Etc?
 
Old 03-11-2011, 09:22 PM   #3
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Hamscer,

I would be willing to be that you have a corrupted X server. I would remove it. Should be easy to do:

sudo apt-get remove xorg

Be sure to kill your config files.

sudo rm /etc/X11/xorg.conf


And then simply reinstall the Xorg server and allow it to rebuild your config files. Yes, there are a number of more technically proficient ways to do this, but this is the simplest way.

HTH,

KaBar's Edge
 
Old 03-12-2011, 06:32 AM   #4
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Thanks for the quick replies guys!

vtel57 - I updated the system using the package manager.

kabars_edge - Unfortunately I cant go to the terminal when the system is stuck that way, nothing helps.

Thanks in advance.
Hamscer.
 
Old 03-12-2011, 02:07 PM   #5
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You can access what kabars is suggesting by using the command line from the Live CD.
 
Old 03-12-2011, 03:43 PM   #6
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Hamscer, in future please use thread titles that say something about your question or problem, as you're told to when posting threads here. This will more easily draw the attention of people that may be able to help. Saying you need help and that you have a problem is pretty much a given, since this is a place to get help, after all.
 
Old 03-12-2011, 05:11 PM   #7
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Nylex as much as I appreciate your advicefull and condescending message in future please disregard the question completely and write something self righteous to piss everyone else off.

In other subjects,vtel57 Id like to do that but that probably requires mounting the system somehow, could you point me at the direction of the correct manual ?

thanks in advance
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Old 03-12-2011, 06:40 PM   #8
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Boot to the Live CD, then use the terminal application to mount and access your /(root) partition on the drive where you Ubuntu is installed. If you're not familiar with command line navigation and editing, you may not want to attempt this. You could definitely destroy your Ubuntu installation if you made the wrong commands.

If this is a relatively new installation of Ubuntu, you might just save time and tears by cleanly reinstalling it.
 
Old 03-19-2011, 03:19 AM   #9
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Nylex as much as I appreciate your advicefull and condescending message in future please disregard the question completely and write something self righteous to piss everyone else off.
That was not meant to be condescending, it was meant to be helpful. This site has rules that you're supposed to follow.
 
Old 03-19-2011, 03:29 AM   #10
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Almost at end of thread, you'll want to mount not install grub and do whatever the others told you.
Let the ubuntu cd boot all the way to desktop as if testing cd
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2

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