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I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 for two days now. Thats something pretty strange because normally thats done in about half an hour.

It doesn't boot whatever I try. I got several different types of not-booting until now. All without significant error messages.

Now that I'm running out of ideas I thought maybe one of you is able to find my mistake. The boot info is at

If you need any other information I'd be happy to provide it.

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Are you installing from CD or USB? Have you tried the Alternate install? – Mitch Oct 7 '12 at 10:29
Did you correctly create the partitions? Like "/" & "SWAP"? – Naveen Oct 7 '12 at 12:04
I can't see any obvious errors in the install. Grub is installed on the MBR of /dev/sda, is trying to boot off /dev/sda4, and fstab is pointing the correct devices for / and swap. Does it boot to the grub menu? – fabricator4 Oct 8 '12 at 15:04
I managed to get the grup prompt, unfortunately not the grub menu. For this I had to include a copy of my linux drives bootsector into the windows bootmenu. I also found out that this is hardwarespecific with lenove ideapad s205. Tried all the fixes I could find so far but I I don't get past the grub prompt. – erich Oct 9 '12 at 8:00

Try typing F12 in the first booting, But first you must copy the installation file in USB or CD. It should be appear ubuntu complete installation proccess

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