I have successfully installed Ubuntu Server onto a dedicated PC.... it is an old Lenovo desktop. I have a generic 17" VGA monitor attached to it.
The install process completed successfully, but then when the system restarted, after a few seconds, the characters on the screen turned into giant chunky white blotches, rendering it impossible to read any of the text as it scrolls on the screen. The screen seems to refresh, with the background turning white, and the characters inverted to black, somehow reversed, and still unreadable.
I am imagining this is some kind of error with graphic modes, but I went through the installation THREE TIMES so far, just to make sure I didn't miss anything, and there were no options presented to adjust display settings. At this point it is impossible to read anything on the screen, so it would be impossible to enter any commands or to read the results of those commands.
Does ANYONE have any clue what is going on here, or what I can do to fix this?? I'm doing this to try and get a Fog server installed. But at this rate I'm going to have to scrap Ubuntu and explore a Windows option.
Any help would be appreciated!!