One more to report, this one got my son's computer, an older Asrock
machine.  Uninstalling the nVidia drivers allowed booting into the
desktop but then when none of the available nVidia drivers worked we
made the mistake of trying to install the Linux driver from nVidia's
site.  Apparently somewhere in the process it uninstalled the Noveau
drivers and now we can't even log into the system except via ssh.

I then tried reinstalling the Noveau package xserver-xorg-video-nouveau
and it claims it cannot be installed because

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
xserver-xorg-video-nouveau : Depends: xorg-video-abi-15
                             Depends: xserver-xorg-core (>= 2:
                             Recommends: libgl1-mesa-dri (>= 9.0)

If I tried to reinstall the xorg/xserver stuff, no matter what I tried I
kept getting these:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
unity-control-center : Depends: libcheese-gtk23 (>= 3.4.0) but it is not going 
to be installed
                       Depends: libcheese7 (>= 3.0.1) but it is not going to be 
E: Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by 
held packages.

But if I try to install those I get:

libcheese-gtk23 is already the newest version.
libcheese7 is already the newest version.

And if I tried to force install them, it showed that it is already
running libcheese-gtk23:amd64 (3.10.2-0ubuntu2) and libcheese7:amd64
(3.10.2-0ubuntu2) which are both higher versions than what xorg seems to
require, so I don't understand what is going on here.  Anyway, at this
point the system is pretty much totally broken as far as getting into
the desktop is concerned.

Is there any chance you can fix this and get a new kernel update out
very soon, like tonight or tomorrow?  Because if not, it looks like I
may have to reinstall from scratch, and even then I'm not entirely
certain I won't run into the exact same issue.

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  14.04 Kernel update on 2/21 breaks Nvidia drivers

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