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I posted a YouTube video explaining what's wrong. Any help would be awesome!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQgwMwT5n-Q

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Just press Enter on that purple screen. You should get Try Ubuntu & Install ubuntu options. First do try ubuntu. If any grpihcs problem occurs, post here –  Web-E May 11 '12 at 7:12
    
Please add hardware specs to your question. For graphic card issues see this answer. –  Takkat May 11 '12 at 7:25
    
Possibly one of the two the approaches I tried to outline in this answer might work for you. If I had to pick I guess I'd suggest trying to install using the Alternate CD. That installer is text based which is klunkier, but also less likely to have a problem with graphics. –  irrational John May 11 '12 at 7:26
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What version of Ubuntu? I saw that problem in the past, with a maybe 8.04 and I was able to solve it with the "alternate" version, so I can suggest to try the alternate versions of 12.04:

ubuntu-12.04-alternate-i386.iso.torrent (32 bit)

ubuntu-12.04-alternate-amd64.iso.torrent (64 bit)

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