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I just got Ubuntu live media on USB and pressed 'Try Ubuntu' and that worked very well, so I decided to install. At the end of the install I got a fail message and it said something about the boot loader, and that made me unable to boot to Ubuntu.

I wanted to use the boot-repair tool, but the problem is now that, when I go to 'Try Ubuntu' I just get the background but no icons, top bar or anything like that? Only the background and my mouse. I can't open anything, but just chill with my mouse.

I tried (old Windows user) to press ctrl+alt+delete and that logged me out. It said I could log in again, but I don't really know what username to use or which password that is useful. I've been trying to reboot several times, but I just get the same result.

Is it possible for me to use the boot-repair tool in another way than with the 'Try Ubuntu' or can I fix the icon, launcher, top bar in a way (without using the Termal. Since I can't open it).

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when booting the HHD (without any Ubuntu DVD or USB), do you see the GRUB menu ? – LovinBuntu May 3 '13 at 19:38
The problem is also that I don't really know how to. (feeling really stubbid right now) – user1994248 May 4 '13 at 5:28
I had a similar problem, you can boot into Ubnutu using GRUB. Once in, you can use the Boot Repair tool – rizwaniqbal May 11 '13 at 7:25
The new problem is I can't get the GRUB menu. I've tried lots of different Things but nothing really Works. – user1994248 May 11 '13 at 8:22

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