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I updated my PC to Windows 8 and after that installed Ubuntu 12.10. I have 128 GB SSD now partitioned to 36 GB for Ubuntu and rest for Windows 8. Everything worked well, I installed few programs and downloaded updates for the Ubuntu. Ubuntu asked me to restart in order to updates to work. After that restart the trouble began. Now I can only log in to Ubuntu and all it shows after that, is the background image. Windows works correctly, everything shows up in the grub.

I presume that something went wrong with updates. Is there anything I can do for it or should I just install the whole thing again?


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This sounds like a graphics card problem. Which graphics card do you have? Have you installed "Additional Drivers" for the card? Please edit the question with more information. – user68186 Nov 5 '12 at 14:43
Ctrl+Alt+F1 ahows anything? – Stefano Mtangoo Nov 5 '12 at 15:39

You only need to install "Windows 8" first before installing "Ubuntu" . . because the major bootloader is in the "windows 8" and then install "Ubuntu" using "Wubi"

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