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I followed all details in Johnny Phung's video Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on Acer C710 Chromebook (Complete Guide), but at the end of install and reboot steps, Ubuntu does not start.

This is the second computer that I have tried this with, but the first that gives me this problem. I am installing on an Acer C7.

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I have two identical Acer C710-2847 with the same issue. What I have noticed is at the end of the Chrubuntu install, there is an error related to the OS Kernal, but it goes by too quickly for me to see. I noticed that it tries to expand some space allocation, and gives a bunch of X's on the screen reflecting the progress of the expansion, but it seems to still fail. Im pretty sure end issue with the install is the cause, but have no idea how to go about addressing it.

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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! You have details not present in the question here. I'd suggest posting your own question with as complete and detailed a presentation of your problem as possible. In your question you'll have the opportunity to mention if you think your problem is related to the one in this question and/or to that one (which I commented on for you when I saw your suggested edit). –  Eliah Kagan Jan 18 '14 at 20:11

I've installed ubuntu 12.04 multiple times on my acer c710 chromebook and always came back to chrome os for my personal reason. The last time I tried to install it it worked but I had an internet problem. In any case, I don't think it's gonna be possible for you to install it because, in the guide, the guy says that he doesn't know how to change the amount of space you give ubuntu after install. If you need more space it won't be possible unless we figure out a way to change that. For my first time I gave it a good stable 260. You should do the same if you figure it out.

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