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Old 10-06-2018, 08:55 AM   #1
charliebarnes
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My graphics card just died and now linux won't start


Hello people,

I'm running Kubuntu on an older PC. A few minutes ago my graphics card (a Radeon HD6770) passed away. Fortunately my PC does have a onboard vga (a crappy Nvidia something chip). So I unplugged the AMD card, switched cables and now my linux doesn't start. To be precise, I get to the SDDM login screen and can enter my passphrase but then nothing happens. I'll get a blackscreen or some colourful nonsense but not my desktop.

Interestingly Windows does start normally.

Does anyone have an idea what I can do?
Maybe this is caused by:
* My monitor setup. I used to have two display connected to my AMD card but now I can only use one of them, or
* There is a trouble because of the AMD - Nvidia switching, or
* something totaly different

Nonetheless I have no idea what to do. Can anyone else please help?
 
Old 10-06-2018, 10:30 PM   #2
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Which version of Kubuntu? Please show us output from
Code:
sudo inxi -Gxx; sudo dpkg -l | grep video
/var/log/Xorg.0.log or ~/.local/share/xorg/Xorg.0.log
and if it exists /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Upload the log to https://pastebin.com or https://paste.ubuntu.com/ or equivalent. Place the rest, and the URL to the paste, here using code tags, [#] icon at top of input pane.
 
Old 10-07-2018, 04:21 AM   #3
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let's continue the discussion here:
https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...rt-4175639859/
 
Old 10-07-2018, 05:13 AM   #4
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This thread should be closed.

@mrmazda, pretty much the same advice was already given in the OP's other thread. Please try and check that before posting.
 
  


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