How to recover from a display driver problem

Jim jf_byrnes at
Sun Apr 10 15:07:15 UTC 2016

On 04/10/2016 06:03 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 9 April 2016 at 23:47, Jim <jf_byrnes at> wrote:
>> Anyone have any ideas of how to correct this without a complete reinstall?
> Boot off CD.
> Browse your root filesystem.
> Delete /etc/X.11/xorg.conf
> Reboot. You should be back to normal and can re-install the correct driver.


I have 2 HD,s in this machine, one with a working 12.04 and the other 
with 14.04.  Will booting from 12.04 work in place of using the live CD?

Thanks,  Jim

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