Trying to re-install Ubuntu GNOME on my Lenovo Y500 laptop. I used
nomodset and deleted
quiet splash in the command line (otherwise it just hangs at a black screen). It starts doing something, but displays text in 3 very squished terminals (which are unread-ably small). I'm not exactly sure what they say, but it always gets to what looks like the same place, then just hangs. I just re-flashed my live USB, and I've used this USB before (with various flavors of Ubuntu), but I'm not sure how I messed it up or how to fix it. I've also tried using a different live USB, and had the same problem.
My computer came with Windows 8 and I updated to 8.1. My original Ubuntu GNOME installation never worked properly, hence why I'm trying to fix it.
UPDATE: I'm not sure how, but I got it to boot in a fullscreen terminal, so you can actually read what's going on. Can anybody help me here?