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I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 64bit.

It was, by default, using the Nouveau display driver, however, this caused suspend to fail, but installing a proprietary driver resolved this issue but created an ugly low res boot screen.

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This is the solution that worked for me. (for those who have this common issue)

Run in Terminal

1.sudo apt-get install v86d

2.gksu gedit /etc/default/grub

3.Replace Line: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash"

New Line: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash nomodeset video=uvesafb:mode_option=1920x1080-24,mtrr=3,scroll=ywrap"

5.Replace Line:#GRUB_GFXMODE=640x480

New Line:#GRUB_GFXMODE=1920x1080 6.Save & Close

7.gksu gedit /etc/initramfs-tools/modules

8.Add Line: uvesafb mode_option=1920x1080-24 mtrr=3 scroll=ywrap Save & Close

9.sudo update-grub2

10.sudo update-initramfs -u

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