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My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it?

When my laptop is booting I can't see the menu, but grub is there, if I press enter it boots my first option, it's only showing the purple screen.

I'm pretty sure it's some video setting, but I don't know what to change.

My Configuration: UBUNTU 12.04 LTS LAPTOP ASUS N56VZ GEFORCE GT 550M

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marked as duplicate by hbdgaf, izx, Florian Diesch, Mitch, Jacob Johan Edwards Aug 28 '12 at 22:38

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Try the following:

gksudo gedit /etc/default/grub

Uncomment (delete the # from the beginning) the following line.

# GRUB_TERMINAL=console

Save and exit gedit.

Use the update-grub command:

sudo update-grub

Reboot.

See Cant boot into windows after installing ubuntu for details.

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I've tried that already, it shows an video error message, there is a counting down and then boots my first option. –  Erico Fusco Aug 28 '12 at 17:26
    
Seeif any of the solutions listed in askubuntu.com/questions/162075/… is applicable. –  user68186 Aug 28 '12 at 18:39
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