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I recently bought parts for a small mediacenter PC, and planned on running ubuntu with XBMC. I'm having massive problems with installing ubuntu and thinking about switching to windows (worst case).

The computer consists of following: Intel Desktop Board DN2800MT Innovation Series
Corsair Mac Memory - 204 pin - 4 gb
Hatachi harddrive - 320 gb

At first i installed 12.10, without any luck, the system wasn't booting. After browsing the web, I installed the 12.04.1 LTS. That worked. After running til first update (to 12.04.2) the system won't boot properly (but not the same way, as with 12.10). It looks like this:

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Can any of you guys help, so i don't have to use Windows.

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When it boots and hits that point, can you hit "ctrl+alt+f1" to switch to a terminal and log in that way? –  Ian N Feb 9 '13 at 16:17
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What is your graphics card? Or do you use an integrated Intel card? And sorry to say this, but it's probably just a bug and bugs are off-topic here on this site, as per the FAQ. –  gertvdijk Feb 9 '13 at 16:38
    
+1 @IanN because that would say a lot about how to solve the problem and when/where the problem appears. +1 ger because that would literally narrow down the problem. Nvidia prob? Ati prob? Intel misconfiguration prob? –  Luis Alvarado Feb 10 '13 at 22:40
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