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I've been trying to install Ubuntu from a live usb on my ASUS N550JV-CN270H, of which the DVD Drive has been replaced by an SSD (Crucial M500 480GB). When I select try ubuntu in GRUB the normal loading screen appears, but the screen gets stuck on the part where all 5 dots are filled in for a while. After trying to boot with nomodeset I can switch to a TTY and all I have found out so far is that X doesn't start. When trying to manually start it with startx, the log says "(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration." What should I try next?

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Can someone give some direction as to how to improve my question? – Pieter Bos Mar 4 '14 at 6:48

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It's not a real answer or a solution, but I could install in OEM mode with nomodeset. Afterwards, I used this xorg.conf to force my resolution:

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Default Screen"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1920x1080"

Section "Module"
Load "glx"

Section "Device"
Identifier "Default Device"
Driver "intel"
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