upgrade problem ( i think ) [ SORTED BY REINSTALLATION ]

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upgrade problem ( i think ) [ SORTED BY REINSTALLATION ]

Postby Dar-es-Salaam » Thu Mar 01, 2012 4:07 pm

hi

I just switched back to incomming and did the upgrade thing that zerozero metioned and it had no problems doing it. my problem is that it does not boot up onto the windows type screen but stays in a shell, I think thats what you call. how do I get it to boot up into the gnome screen that I am used to or do I have to revert to my usual thing of a complete reintall. by the way I am on windows to put this message in. hope this post is in the right place :?
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Re: upgrade problem ( i think )

Postby escolar » Thu Mar 01, 2012 5:18 pm

It seems a problem with your NVIDIA drivers

Try

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sudo apt install nvidia-kernel-dkms nvidia-glx build-essential nvidia-settings nvidia-xconfig


then

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sudo nvidia-xconfig


and then

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sudo dpkg-reconfigure nvidia-kernel-dkms


Finally, reboot

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Re: upgrade problem ( i think )

Postby Dar-es-Salaam » Fri Mar 02, 2012 4:18 am

Hi escolar

Well i ran your three commands in the order stated and got the following replies

1 nvidia-glx xserver-xorg-video-nvidia dependencies not met not installed

2 nvidia-xconfig command not found

3 reconfigure not found

sorry it did not work. if all else fails I will do a complete reinstall :)
Cheers
Gordon :D

O/S. LMDE , Motherboard Asus A7N8X Delux , CPU AMD XP1500+ (1300Mhz) (overclocked running at 1866Mhz), Graphics Card GeForce Nvidia PNY 6200 (512 Meg), 2 40gig hard drives, 1 gig RAM

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Re: upgrade problem ( i think )

Postby escolar » Sat Mar 03, 2012 5:32 am

Well, I think you have not installed Nvidia drivers, although I don't know why your pc can't resolve dependencies to install them.
I hope another person can help you with drivers installation, because I'm not an expert.

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Re: upgrade problem ( i think ) [ SORTED BY REINSTALLATION

Postby Dar-es-Salaam » Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:36 am

Hi escolar

Thanks for your help but I did a full reinstallation and we are now back up and running

thanks again :D
Cheers
Gordon :D

O/S. LMDE , Motherboard Asus A7N8X Delux , CPU AMD XP1500+ (1300Mhz) (overclocked running at 1866Mhz), Graphics Card GeForce Nvidia PNY 6200 (512 Meg), 2 40gig hard drives, 1 gig RAM


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