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Old 05-02-2012, 10:07 AM   #1
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How do I always boot to the old version of Linux?

Hi, I completely messed up the video drivers in Kubuntu 12.04
Now when I boot, it only goes to a blank screen. So the only way to get to a usable desktop is to boot into recovery mode and selecting recent version of Linux.
But if I reboot it goes to that other version that won't boot.

So How do I set it to always go to the old version? or better yet, just uninstall that one that's messed up. thank you.
Old 05-02-2012, 11:08 AM   #2
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select rescue mode or runlevel 1 at grub screen
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This is a misconception, caused by a wrong labelling in the bootloader: You can't uninstall 12.04, since it is actually the only version on that partition. Loading the "recent version" means nothing more than starting 12.04 with the kernel from your pre-upgrade OS. It would be easier to either do a clean install or to open a thread for your video problem, so that we can help you with that.
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Clean install is my best option, I'm going back to what worked. Kubuntu 10.04 and hopefully the nvidia drivers will work. thank you for the reply


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