DataMan wrote:You'll need to be a bit more specific. What constitutes a repair? How far are you into the installation?
zerozero wrote:what you are describing is fallback mode (usually a result of broken graphics cards drivers)
open a terminal and post back the output of
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usbtux wrote:Have you just installed/ uninstalled a graphics driver (Radeon maybe) - I had exactly the same problem yesterday, just after updating.
Oh I see it is a Radeon...
But I had a backup previous to the graphic driver install so every thing is good now.
Gandalf the White wrote:Which Installation type do I select? I know the middle one is out.
usbtux wrote:http://youtu.be/kBrRL6iG0NM using the installer (ubiquity) after setting up your partitions. Or installing over an existing install partitions.
As CtrlAltDel pointed out do not format your partitions.
My original post pointed to the necessity to backup your system. Doesn't help you now, but its all a learning process.
CtrlAltDel wrote:I followed this procedure one time when I had issues with my repositories and software manager and it fixed them right up and didn't harm my installation at all. It didn't affect anything, really, it just fixed what was wrong.
mtbvfr wrote:CtrlAltDel wrote:I followed this procedure one time when I had issues with my repositories and software manager and it fixed them right up and didn't harm my installation at all. It didn't affect anything, really, it just fixed what was wrong.
So, were your System Settings and things like Firefox History, Session and Bookmarks data still asthey were before the Installation Repair?
What about the Boot Loader/EFI partiton? Will a computer that is configured for Dual Booting with Windows 8.1 Professional be adversely affected by Installation Repair?
Please look at the following topic for information regarding my problem.
Allow Administrator account Read Write access to "/" Folder
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