I have installed Ubuntu on my asus x58c the install when fine but after the screen went black, I thought it was becouse I installed 64bit (the laptop has 4GB ram) but then when I installed the 32bit version the same thing happened.
Probably not 100%. The system has a
Regarding the black screen I found this fix for Natty (might be worth while checking if it is applicable to 11.10 too) (copy/paste from link and untested):
After installing these packages, then type on your terminal:
Then Reboot your system.
Default resolution is 1280×800.
If your system has a 1366×768 resolution, you can edit your xorg.conf, by typing :
copy this script:
Section "Device" Identifier "Configured Video Device" Option "UseTiming1366" "yes" EndSection Section "Monitor" Identifier "Configured Monitor" EndSection Section "Screen" Identifier "Default Screen" Monitor "Configured Monitor" Device "Configured Video Device" EndSection
Save, and its resolution will be changed but you can’t get your 3d effect, so the 3d Unity cannot be activated, but if you still need the Unity, you can install 2D Unity by going here: How do I install and switch to the Unity 2D desktop?
Then activate your 2D Unity
Reboot your system