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Ubuntu :: Blank Screen After GRUB After Uninstalling KDE?


And by blank screen I mean after I pick whatever I want on GRUB. There's NOTHING.I even tried going in recovery mode. But same thing.Right now I'm using an older recovery. The newest thing is completely broken. And the regular one for the Ubuntu version doesn't work either.


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