Don't start GUI after install free driver

Hi! A week ago, I installed manjaro linux(kde) on my laptop. Everything worked well and I didn’t have any problems. Yesterday I installed free video drivers. After restarting the laptop, I was unable to load the GUI, but I have access to my local account through the console. Could you help me restore access to the GUI?

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I can not append inxi-command output information. Because of i can not access to internet by my laptop.

How? Did you install video-vesa with mhwd?

This modified command will redirect the command output to a file in your ~/ user folder. You can copy that file to a USB, or your phone, and then paste its content here.

sudo inxi --admin --verbosity=7 --filter --no-host --width > ~/inxi_output.txt

I hope this helps. Cheers.

Yes. From gui application mhwd. I made the mistake, I know.

That should do it:

sudo mhwd --remove pci video-vesa
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Great!. Your suggestion helped me! Thanks a lot! :+1:

vesa is not ‘free drivers’ … its mostly an archaic ‘fallback’, but not a very good one since it just doesnt function in a lot of cases.
(you are not the first to thoughtlessly install vesa out of curiosity or assumptions, to broken gfx)

Thank you for the information.

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