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After the Ubuntu logo the boot halts and all i see is this:

  • Stopping anac(h)ronistic cron
  • Stopping save Kernel messages
  • Checking battery state
  • Stopping System V runlevel comaptibility
  • Starting CUPS printing spooler/server

And then it jsut hangs there forever. Any help? I've tried previous kernel versions from Grub with no success

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Sounds like Video Card/Chip issue. What do you run? – wojox Oct 18 '12 at 19:33
AMD Radeon HD 3450, this system has been working fine for 2 months with the Ubuntu drivers. – user98581 Oct 18 '12 at 19:44
Boots fine from the LiveCD – user98581 Oct 18 '12 at 19:47
I was under the impression it was a fresh install today. Sorry. – wojox Oct 18 '12 at 19:53
Don't apologize! Just tell me you ahve some bright idea for what the problem might be. Please. – user98581 Oct 18 '12 at 19:55

Boot off your LiveCD and run:

sudo touch /forcefsck

And reboot.

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Negative. I would say now it's worse, before it used to keep the screen resolution, now in the middle of the screen in a quirky font it says: * Checking Battery State Any bresh ideas? – user98581 Oct 18 '12 at 20:12
I have everything backed up. I'm compelled to just reinstall everything. – user98581 Oct 18 '12 at 20:13
I would. Sometimes it's a lot quicker. =) – wojox Oct 18 '12 at 23:19

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