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I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 64 Bits. I must say that I am sharing the 500GB hard disk drive with Windows Vista (250GB) and Ubuntu 13.04 (other 250GB). Once Ubuntu is installed (downloaded from the official page), it asks for reboot; I restart and the problem begins: I get GRUB (I think it is GRUB) and I have to choose between Ubuntu and Windows, I choose Ubuntu and... Purple screen after some seconds. Everything stops right there, nothing else. ¿Any ideas?

Original Spanish Question

Pantalla violeta al reiniciar después de instalar Ubuntu. 13.04


Acabo de instalar Ubuntu 13.04 64. Debo decir que comparto el disco duro de 500gb entre Windows Vista (250gb) y Ubuntu 13.04 (otros 250 gb). Una vez instalo Ubuntu (descargado desde la página oficial), me pide reiniciar; reinicio y ahí comienza el problema: me sale GRUB (creo que es GRUB) y me da a elegir entre Ubuntu y Windows, elijo Ubuntu y... pantalla violeta después de unos segundos. Ahí se para todo, nada más. ¿Alguna idea?

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Computer is to old, the processor is to old. You might want go with 32 bit. It will probably make it work, but their is no promise. Good luck. I had the same problem with 10.04.

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I'm trying with ubuntu 12.10 32bit. I'll tell you the result. Thank you, my friend! – user162837 May 29 '13 at 18:19
Ehmmm.... I would appreciate a lot if you share with us your crystal ball's model. How did you know that the computer is too old? I can't see the computer specs anywhere! But you did!!! Damn! I need that technology in my hands!!! Please share the secret!!! – Geppettvs D'Constanzo May 29 '13 at 18:30
There is no crystal ball first of all, just learn from past experience. I would recommend going toward a .10 version other than .04 version. I had to go with Maverick meerkat 32 or 64 version a higher grade. Good luck :). No promise toward it working but hopefully it will work. – Ronnie Marlow May 30 '13 at 11:16

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