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I recently thought of giving Linux a try with Ubuntu 12.04. So far I managed to figure out how to troubleshoot and fix some of my older issues. But i wasnt able to find a problem similar to mine.

The issue is, whenever my laptop starts up after suspend, the screen stays black for a short while. then after that comes a black and white 8-bit kinda screen with nothing else.

I am not sure if it's an issue with the graphic card or not. because I am able to write my login password and proceed normally if i wait till this screen shows up...after that everything is displayed normally.

is there a fix for this?

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There might be some clues in the logs: have a look at /var/log/pm-suspend.log –  user76204 Sep 14 '12 at 21:33
    
Have you thought of reporting this as a bug please see this post askubuntu.com/questions/5121/how-do-i-report-a-bug –  blade19899 Sep 27 '12 at 9:21