Problems in Kubuntu's loading screen

Helder Terra at
Mon Feb 28 11:37:20 UTC 2011

Thanks Alan,

I've just went throught your [1] solution and it worked fine.

Helder Terra

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alan Dacey Sr." <grokit at>
To: "Kubuntu user technical support" <kubuntu-users at>
Sent: Monday, February 28, 2011 12:50 AM
Subject: Re: Problems in Kubuntu's loading screen

> On Sunday, February 27, 2011 09:41:18 am Helder Terra wrote:
>> I've recently installed a new video card, a Nvidia 7200GS and my Kubuntu
>> 10.10 drivers worked perfectly.
>> But ever since I've installed it, the system loading screen (the blue
>> one with the Kubuntu logo) doesn't seem to recognize the video drivers.
>> It shows only a rough blue screen with Kubuntu wrtitten on it, as if the
>> video drivers hadn't been installed at all.
>> Once it gets to the login screen, though, the video driver works fine
>> and there's no problem. Again, when I give the shutdow command, the blue
>> screen goes as if there were no video drivers installed.
>> Anyone with a similar problem?
>> Thanks,
>> Helder Terra
> Yeah it looks really ugly, doesn't it?  Its got something do with some 
> customization that Ubuntu does.  There is a fix though.
> Install v86d and hwinfo then follow the instructions from [1] or [2].  You 
> use the hwinfo command to find out the possible resolutions of your 
> screen.
> Basically you have to edit a grub file then tell your Kubuntu to use it. 
> I've used it on multiple machines and it works.
> [1] 
> [2] 
> Alan
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