Ubuntu 12.04 Troubles: black screen after login

Asked by Ann Chovie on 2012-05-28

Yesterday, I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04. I reboot after the upgrade and log in; or try to. After I log in, I get a black screen with my cursor for 15 minutes, only then having to type my password in again. It works after that.
When I open a window, it's rather small and doesn't have the bar at the top so I cannot close it. I cannot make the window bigger either. Also, the launcher will not appear.
How can I fix this?

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :
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Which version did you upgrade from?

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Ann Chovie (melaineio-brazel) said :
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I upgraded from 11.10.

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :
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What video chip do you use?

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Ann Chovie (melaineio-brazel) said :
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nVidia GeForce 6100 GPU

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :
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Did you install the proprietary nvidia driver? If so you will need to remove it, then reboot and reinstall it. It is rare for proprietary drivers to survive release upgrades

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