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Old 08-06-2011, 09:58 PM   #1
Jack14112
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Activating nVidia Drivers Makes The Desktop Disappear


Hey everybody,

I have been trying to install Linux on a olsish computer for a long time now, with no luck :[ Everything goes fine until Ubuntu/mint asks me to activate the nvidia drivers. When I do it and restart and login the there is no desktop.

The computer has a single core amd athlon 64, 1.5gb's of ram and a nvidia 7300gs card.

Hope someone can help,
Jack.
 
Old 08-06-2011, 10:02 PM   #2
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Hi and welcome to LQ.

Is there any error that you get?
 
Old 08-06-2011, 10:03 PM   #3
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Hi and welcome to LQ.

Is there any error that you get?
Thanks. No nothing, I just activate them, restart login and it's gone.

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Old 08-06-2011, 10:06 PM   #4
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Well the first time I installed Ubuntu I could see the desktop but I couldn't click on anything, just move the mouse.
 
  


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