Ubuntu This Total Darkness

2012-09-09  Source: Original Site  Category:Ubuntu  Views:0 


I was almost proud that finally I was in control of my Breeze Badger. It soured up
when I updated the nVidia driver to the latest, and did a re-start. All went according
to the script, after the brown and then black start-up screens, I could hear the jungle
drums....and then the screen turned dark. (I have mentioned about this catastrophic
problem somewhere else too.) I simply cannot see the login screen anymore.

I have tried to work around the problem, by finding a way to "repair". The best offer
I get, is to wipe everything off the harddisk. No need to say that I am not all that
enthusiastic about it.

Will somebody much higher on the food-chain give some hint, how can I get out
of this total darkness and hug my Badger again. Plenty of

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