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Old 08-18-2011, 06:02 PM   #1
Jack14112
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Blank Windows, apart from classic with no affects.


Hey everybody,

I just installed Ubuntu 11.4 on my laptop. But when I log-in everything works fine but all the windows are just white apart from when I log-in with no affects.. It started when I activated the nVidia drivers.

Thanks.
 
Old 08-19-2011, 05:44 PM   #2
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Two possibilities occur to me (neither may be the cause of the problem, but they might be worth investigating)
1. Is nomodeset being fed to the kernel? If may have been if you were using the vesa driver. If so, it's time to delete it from grub.cfg (via editing the proper config files in /etc and running grub-update, of course)
2. Do you have an xorg.conf file? If so, is it properly configured for the nvidia driver?
 
Old 08-21-2011, 06:02 AM   #3
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I Had that problem, it is a major bug in Ubuntu 11.04, I Ended up downgrading back to Ubuntu 10.10. Ubuntu 11.04 is very unstable and buggy.
 
  


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