I installed a graphics driver update using NeteXt'73 and now my screen goes permanently black soon after the pulsating elementary logo boot animation. How can I fix this? I cannot login nor access the terminal. I am running on a Lenovo Y50 with a NVIDIA® GeForce™ GTX 860M.

Update: I have tried this and this but I can't uninstall the drivers when booting into recovery because it says everything is "read-only".


Weird, read only? That would require an read/write remount:

sudo mount -o remount,rw /dev/<your parition identifier> /

You can find your parition identifier by using:

mount -v | grep "^/" | awk '{print "\nPartition identifier: " $1  "\n Mountpoint: "  $3}'

exactly as SirCharlo wrote here: https://askubuntu.com/questions/175739/how-do-i-remount-a-filesystem-as-read-write

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