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I have a desktop with no battery power with a very simple surge protector. I am running Ubuntu 64-bit 12.04. Apt-get needed a restart of my computer to finish installing the latest updates I had downloaded. Before I was able to do that, the power went out. Now when I boot up, all I see is a black screen after I select Ubuntu in the grub menu. I am able to get to the recovery options from the grub screen. I tried loading the failsafex version but that also failed. I have never posted anything to a forum before but I have to get this working ASAP because of a work project due for a client. I'll be up all night until I can get this fixed. Thanks for any and all help.