Crash on startup

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Mazey
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Crash on startup

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Hey there, never had problems with Mint but I needed to update some stuff and after googleing for ages and fixing some problems I can´t fix this one.

inxi -Gx gives this:

X.Org: 1.13.3 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) FAILED: nvidia Resolution: 1024x768@60.0hz


I think that my Mint crashes because Nvidia failed, but I haven´t got a Nvidia at all! I have an Intel. Any ideas? I tried a lot already.
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Re: Crash on startup

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Mazey,

To get into your system highlight the normal mint entry in the grub menu then press 'e' in to edit the line then maneuver to the kernel line and enter modprobe.blacklist=nvidia at the end.

After you get in you'll have to check which nvidia package got installed and purge it.

Good luck :wink:
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Re: Crash on startup

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Nope, Mint still crashes and lets me run in the fallback mode.
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Re: Crash on startup

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Mazey,

When in fallback check for nvidia with dpkg -l|grep nvid and purge the package. Also check /etc/X11/ for an xorg.conf file. Move it to .bak just in case.
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Re: Crash on startup

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Yea I tweaked my xorg.conf so it fixed some of the bugs I had.
Here you can find it:
http://beta.grou.pl/pastebin/view/64
--edit-- Just looking at my pastebin, seems that it reverted the driver to nvidia.
--edit2-- After reverting it to intel I get exactly the same, fallback mode/crash
This is the output on the commands you gave:

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ii  nvidia-304                                                  304.88-0ubuntu1                            i386         NVIDIA binary Xorg driver, kernel module and VDPAU library
ii  nvidia-common                                               1:0.2.76                                   i386         transitional package for ubuntu-drivers-common
ii  nvidia-current                                              304.88-0ubuntu1                            i386         Transitional package for nvidia-current
ii  nvidia-settings-304                                         304.88-0ubuntu1                            i386         Tool for configuring the NVIDIA graphics driver
I tried removing some, but I get gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad error, need to do sudo apt-get -f install. Once installing there is a confict.

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Unpacking replacement gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad:i386 ...
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad_0.10.23-7.1_i386.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gstreamer-0.10/libgstrtpmux.so', which is also in package gstreamer0.10-plugins-good:i386 0.10.31-3+nmu1ubuntu2
dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Errors were encountered while processing:
 /var/cache/apt/archives/gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad_0.10.23-7.1_i386.deb
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
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Re: Crash on startup

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Did you try

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dpkg --purge --force-depends gstreamer0.10-plugins-good

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apt-get clean

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apt-get purge nvidia-304 nvidia-common nvidia-current nvidia-settings-304
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Re: Crash on startup

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Thanks :)
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