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I am trying to install ubuntu using a live usb. When I try to boot I get the screen asking me to try ubuntu or install. whatever I choose the system starts booting then I see a flash on the screen then the screen turns off, it's not just dark but off. The boot seems to continue the wifi turns on (the light turns on) and I see flashes on the usb. Then nothing it just sits. I have followed the guides and turned off secure boot intel smart response, changed the usb 3 support to auto, tried with legacy mode active. I have tried to install ubuntu 13.10 & 12.04 and the gnome spin of 13.10, as well as other distros (fedora, openSuse, manjaro) all with the same exact problem.

my computer is a HP ENVY 15-j067cl 15.6" Touch Laptop Computer, Intel Core i7-4700QM with the Intel HD Graphics 4600. I really would love to get ubuntu up and running, tho for work I need to dual boot. Again Thanks for your help!

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. I have tried to install ubuntu 13.10 & 12.04 and the gnome spin of 13.10, as well as other distros (fedora, openSuse, manjaro) all with the same exact problem. have you tried a different usb or has it been possible to live-boot any tool(even a windows install) to this machine. –  stanzh Dec 28 '13 at 7:35
    
Hey Stanzh, I have used a few different usb and no dice. I have not tried any other tool. The thing is it seems to continue to go through the boot, the wifi turns on for example, after the screen turns off. –  Pacis Dec 28 '13 at 15:25
    
I have really looked around and not found something that seems to describe exactly the problem, tho I agree there seem to be a lot of problems related to UEFI. speaking however as someone who doesn't know and is probably wrong, it almost seems like a video issue, not a boot issue. as I said it seems to load modals like the wifi after the screen blanks. From what I remember the wifi modal comes late in the boot sequence and is in the kernel itself, so wouldn't that indicate that we are playing well with UEFI? –  Pacis Dec 28 '13 at 18:55
    
I guess it was a duplicate sorry for that. For those who find this latter this is what I did: when the UEFI boot screen loaded (with the list try Ubuntu, install etc.) I hit e which allowed me to edit the start scrips I then added 'acpi_osi=linux acpi_backlight=vendor' to the line with quiet splash (I added it to the end before the --) now boots normally, Thanks! –  Pacis Dec 29 '13 at 17:09
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marked as duplicate by Rod Smith, Braiam, Eric Carvalho, Alvar, minerz029 Dec 29 '13 at 0:38

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