[arch-general] Complete mess after having attempted to install Nvidia drivers‏

Paul Gideon Dann pdgiddie at gmail.com
Fri Jun 22 06:15:25 EDT 2012

On Friday 22 Jun 2012 05:57:43 m a wrote:
> > Do not know of a quick fix off the top of my head but yes deleting the
> > entire folder xorg.conf.d deletes other needed files. I would maybe try
> > booting a LiveCD chroot in and copy the files over you deleted then
> > reboot.
> > 
> > Why would you blindly delete an entire folder?
> > 
> > HTH
> Cause I'm an idiot, obviously.
> I have booted from a LiveCD and mounted the root directory.
> I don't know where these files are to copy them from, though.
> Can you please tell me?

It will really be much easier to boot your system normally and do:

# pacman -S xorg-server

This should fix it for you, as has already been mentioned.


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