Ubuntu – Proprietary ATI Driver fglrx kills the Video


So, I'll explain the problem, but first I want to cry aloud PLEASE HELP!

I've used Ubuntu 12.04 for more than half an year and everything is set up just the way I want it. But I did a stupid mistake – I installed Proprietary ATI Driver fglrx.

Now the system boots normally, but after I choose to launch Ubuntu the screen goes black and my monitor doesn't receive any signals.

I tried some guides in recovery mode, but it's not working. Finally I started live cd and replaced files in /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/ with original files. Still not working.

Please give me any ideas how to remove this killer!

Best Answer

Yey! I did it after reading some more. It was really annoying because when you boot without video, you have to shut down in inappropriate manner, so in recovery mode you get first some errors.

But the whole point is to get in recovery mode and type two lines:

mount -o remount,rw /
sudo apt-get remove --purge fglrx fglrx_* fglrx-amdcccle* fglrx-dev*

Thank you Ash for your answers to my question.

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