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i've installed Beryl with the automatic install script. Everything boots up the same but after the Kubuntu load screen i get a black screen with grey, vertical lines coming from ...
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- 03-07-2007 #1
Beryl Installed.. now blank screen with stripes
i've installed Beryl with the automatic install script. Everything boots up the same but after the Kubuntu load screen i get a black screen with grey, vertical lines coming from the bottom of the screen. When i type in my password i do hear the login sound. i have run 'apt-get remove beryl' and it did so with no problem. The problem still persists. The script installed Nvidia drivers which i did not have installed before. This is what i think is causing the problem. Any ideas? i am not sure what to do.
- 03-07-2007 #2
I am SuSE user and would use "sax2" if I get any display problems.
Not sure if it is there on Kubuntu, give a try
- 03-07-2007 #3
sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
- 03-07-2007 #4
i did that 'dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg' to get things working again last night. Then i reinstalled Nvidia drivers manually. The same thing happen. So now i know for sure it is not Beryl causing the problem but the Nvidia drivers.
What is the difference between 'nv' and 'vesa'? How should i go about getting the best use out of my Nvidia Geforce FX Go5700 card? Try installing Nvidia drivers again, use 'nv' or use 'vesa'? i don't know much AT ALL about these things.
- 03-07-2007 #5
Hey which drivers are you installing. You need 3d drivers for beryl !!! If you dont have 3d drivers you get white screen with stripes.
- 03-07-2007 #6
Vesa is a generic driver and it works for almost all graphics cards ( it doesn't work for a few ATI cards though). 'nv' is generic driver for all types of nVidia Cards. check /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers folder. all drivers are stored there.
install nVidia Driver specific for your card for best use.
- 03-07-2007 #7Originally Posted by jan1024188
apt-get install nvidia-glx nvidia-kernel-common after that i type: nvidia-xconfig