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I am trying to install ubuntu for hours. I have an Asus UX32VD. I followed these guides.

But no matter what I always get a black screen. I googled this problem but the solution with nomodeset doesn't work for me. ( My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? and Problem installing Ubuntu 12.10 )

I replaced splash with nomodeset while pressing e on "try ubuntu without installing". Then I pressed F10.

I also tried this ubuntu install black screen - nomodeset not working But it seems we have exactly the same issue

I downloaded 12.04 and 12.10 64bit. I currently have installed Fedora on a GPT partiton. I "broke" it because I installed nvidia drivers and now it didn't boot to a gui anymore. I thought I give ubuntu a try.

I mounted my usb stick with several different tools. unetbootin and win32diskmanager.

Any other ideas that I can try?

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Solved it by myself. If you have an Asus you have to disable "Secure boot control". I read somewhere that it may causes some troubles but it is the only solution that works for me.

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Thanks for the info. – priyankpatel Feb 25 '13 at 21:14

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