A low graphics mode error can be an irritating message most Linux users don’t want to see. After recently updating a Linux installation to kernel 3.2.0-40, we suddenly started having all kinds of problems with a Linux Operating System:
First, reboot seemed to hang at the boot screen for a very long time – for Ubuntu, a blank screen; for Peppermint, the Peppermint Logo, for Zorin 6, the wheel.
Next, when the system finally booted, it gave a low graphics mode error message, along with options to:
- Run in low-graphics mode for just one session
- Reconfigure graphics
- Troubleshoot error
- Exit to console login (more…)