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There are two very quick screens of errors shown after I choose Ubuntu in the screen of Grub and before the scrren of Ubuntu icon. I was wondering where to find the log file of the start information/errors?

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The boot log is located at /var/log/boot.log

If that does not have the information you're looking for, then try the command dmesg in the terminal. That should have the detail you may not get in the log file.

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Thanks! But I am sure what I saw during boot is not logged there. –  Tim Feb 13 '11 at 0:55
    
Update the answer, give that at a try. –  Vinnie Feb 13 '11 at 19:07

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