How to revert back to 11.04?
I recently downloaded the upgrade to 11.10 it caused some issues. How would I go about reverting back to my older version of 11.04? i still have the install disk I used. I don't know if that will make a difference.
Well what kind of issues are you having? Sorry to break it to you, but there is no official way to downgrade; Pretty much what I am saying is that you would have to completely redo Ubuntu. We can definitely assist you with the new issues that have arose though!
My screen had been blown up. All the sidebar and tool bar are bigger then before so they dont fit on the screen like they used to. Also anytime i open a new window i only get fourth of the page so its really large. Almost as if its spreading it across all four workspaces. It makes navigating extremely annoying. If i were to reinstall would i have to wipe my hard drive? if so how do i do that? at this point i think it would be alot easier to just reinstall 11.04
Sounds like you need to re-do your graphic drivers. Can you copy/paste the output of the following commands for me, using code tags?
Edit - By the way, from what you described, your resolution is much higher now. Yes, that's what that is called ;)
where should i paste them? whats a code tag? how would i go about re-doing my graphic drivers?
You would paste them in a reply in this thread...
And code tags are the following:
Of course, take the spaces out in order for it to work. Code tags are made to have a lot better readability, and they also preserve formatting. Oh, and don't forget to run those commands as root.
No, copy/paste the output of those commands. Do you know how to run commands in linux?
Module Size Used by
btrfs 622589 0
zlib_deflate 26622 1 btrfs
libcrc32c 12543 1 btrfs
ufs 78131 0
qnx4 13309 0
hfsplus 83507 0
hfs 49479 0
minix 31444 0
ntfs 100171 0
vfat 17308 0
msdos 17132 0
fat 55577 2 vfat,msdos
jfs 175116 0
xfs 746803 0
reiserfs 230932 0
nls_utf8 12493 1
isofs 39549 1
parport_pc 32114 0
ppdev 12849 0
dm_crypt 22565 1
bnep 17923 2
rfcomm 38408 0
bluetooth 148839 10 bnep,rfcomm
binfmt_misc 17292 1
joydev 17393 0
snd_hda_codec_hdmi 31426 1
snd_hda_codec_realtek 254125 1
snd_seq_midi 13132 0
snd_rawmidi 25241 1 snd_seq_midi
snd_seq_midi_event 14475 1 snd_seq_midi
snd_seq 51567 2 snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
snd_hda_intel 28358 2
snd_hda_codec 91754 3 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_codec_realtek,snd_hda_intel
arc4 12473 2
snd_hwdep 13276 1 snd_hda_codec
psmouse 63474 0
snd_pcm 80468 3 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec
serio_raw 12990 0
k10temp 12990 0
rt2800pci 18340 0
rt2800lib 48909 1 rt2800pci
crc_ccitt 12595 1 rt2800lib
rt2x00pci 14202 1 rt2800pci
rt2x00lib 48114 3 rt2800pci,rt2800lib,rt2x00pci
mac80211 393459 3 rt2800lib,rt2x00pci,rt2x00lib
fam15h_power 12888 0
snd_timer 28932 2 snd_seq,snd_pcm
snd_seq_device 14172 3 snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq
cfg80211 172392 2 rt2x00lib,mac80211
eeprom_93cx6 12653 1 rt2800pci
snd 55902 14 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_codec_realtek,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_hwdep,s nd_pcm,snd_timer,snd_seq_device
soundcore 12600 1 snd
snd_page_alloc 14108 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
sp5100_tco 13495 0
i2c_piix4 13093 0
lp 17455 0
parport 40930 3 parport_pc,ppdev,lp
usbhid 41905 0
hid 77367 1 usbhid
mxm_wmi 12859 0
wmi 18744 1 mxm_wmi
pata_atiixp 12967 0
radeon 961735 3
xhci_hcd 77080 0
ttm 65224 1 radeon
drm_kms_helper 32889 1 radeon
ahci 21634 3
libahci 25761 1 ahci
r8169 47200 0
ati_agp 13242 0
drm 196322 5 radeon,ttm,drm_kms_helper
i2c_algo_bit 13199 1 radeon
channing@channing-MS-7640:~$ lspci -v
I have a dual-boot system (Win7 plus Ubuntu).
Everytime I boot, I get a brief GRUB screen which gives me the option to boot earlier versions of Ubuntu, ie: if I was running 11.10, I could boot the earlier kernel of 11.04.
As I do not run 11.10 (because I hate the new Unity interface), I cannot say whether this would revert you back you a different version with graphics drivers also from the earlier version, but it's probably worth a try. It can't hurt, and may save you hours of frustrating configuration attempts, or hours of reinstallation.
If you do not see the GRUB screen at boot-time, you can get a GRUB editor (eg: http://www.ubuntugeek.com/qgrubedito...on-editor.html ). This will allow you to set the default boot kernel, which, in turn, may allow you to boot into a system with graphics drivers which work properly.
Hope this helps.
get gnome classic back
You can still install gnome fallback and get pretty close to the old desktop just pick gnome classic at login
Noticed you marked your thread as solved; Could you share with us what you did to fix your problem?
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