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I've recently discovered of a boot problem Ubuntu has with my laptop. I have successfully installed Ubuntu on two other computers, and I've never experienced this problem. What happens is, after the live boot CD loads, the screen goes completely blank. Although, I suspected that there was no problem booting, so I loaded with BIOS only, which worked perfectly fine. Of course, not being very proficient with this, I have no idea what needs to be done to fix the problem.

I have switchable graphics cards(the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650, and some low-end Intel card), and an Intel i5 quad core processor. I was booting with the Ubuntu 10.10 64 bit desktop distribution. If there's any more information you need from me, please let me know.

EDIT: I was able to look into this a bit more, thanks to one of the comments provided, and I have some new information. Ubuntu does seem to be able to recognize both of my graphics cards. The problem I found was that, in the Xorg.0 log, it mentions that there were "no screens found." I'm using a notebook, so the screen is built in. Does anyone know of a way to get Ubuntu to recognize the monitor?

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closed as too localized by Marco Ceppi Feb 3 '12 at 0:55

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We need more information to help you, can you look at this question and then edit your question adding more detail?… – Jorge Castro Mar 18 '11 at 22:04
Can you add what model laptop you have please? – Jorge Castro Jun 23 '11 at 19:36
@B3tturTh3nU More information here on what the "no screens found" error means. What other messages are in your log? – Christopher Kyle Horton Sep 9 '11 at 2:55
This question appears to be abandoned, if you are experiencing a similar issue please ask a new question with details pertaining to your problem. If you feel this question is not abandoned, please flag the question explaining that. :) – James Feb 3 '12 at 0:53

Try totally removing one of your cards, or disabling the build in if exists from your bios. When you see the picture of the keybord = a picture of a guy in the beggining press any key and try to load any available modules for your relevant graphic card (my wild guess is that one of them will work with the standar installation) to continue the boot process. An output or a more detailed description would be helpful.

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