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My screen turns black after choose "Try Ubuntu without installing" i have a lenovo ideapad y400, also do the same in a friend laptop and work perfectly.

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marked as duplicate by Seth, Mik, qbi, raaz, vasa1 Feb 24 '13 at 6:56

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  • At install screen press F6 and select nomodeset and install Ubuntu as usual.
  • On first boot after install, press e on getting the GRUB bootloader.
  • Using arrow keys navigate to and delete quiet and splash and type the word nomodeset in their place
  • Press Ctrl and X to boot
  • You should now be able to login to your Ubuntu as usual.
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