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I'm doing this question because I can't edit other questions and I'm trying to set up my computer with Ubuntu but I'm a total idiot about this.

I want to give Ubuntu a try, I build up a system specially for Ubuntu but when everything seems to be OK I made a suggested update and now when I restart my computer Ubuntu is stuck in the purple screen.

I read other questions about this but, as I said, I'm a total idiot with this and I don't understand a bit what you guys are talking about when saying reboot with Grub, press Ctrl-F4 or whatever.

My keyboard shutdown when this happens and only accepts Alt-Ctrl-Del to reboot again. Ctrl-F4 is not working for me.

Pleas Help Me, cure my MS insanity Pleaseee! :)

Any help I will appreciate it!

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what update was that? you marked with tags intel and nvidia, do you have a hybrid GPU solution in your pc? –  Bruno Pereira Oct 24 '11 at 23:47
It was a list of 72 updates so I didn't take note what update was it. –  raphie Oct 25 '11 at 3:12
Yes about hybrid GPU. My configuration is an ASUS P8P67 Pro Rev 3 Intel Motherboard, i7 CPU, with G-Force 550 nvidia. Originally I install 11.4 but I received an update notification to intall 11.10, once I install it was perfect and beautiful, but the other day I received a second update notification with about 72 new updates and then it happens, since last week I've been unable to run my new computer. –  raphie Oct 25 '11 at 3:29
This question appears to be abandoned and unanswered, could you perhaps add more detail to your question? If this question no longer applies then you can either delete it or answer it yourself if you've solved the problem. Thanks! –  RolandiXor Jan 17 '13 at 6:08

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It is not clear exactly from your description what was done. I think it might be wise to try again. Start with the compact disc. See if you can run Ubuntu from the disc. Assuming you can, install it on the hard disc. Reboot, and see whether or not you can boot off the hard disc. Assuming you can, try the updates again. Though I have never had problems with any Linux updates, that does not indicate there is something wrong with you, if the updates are problematic. I moved exclusively to Linux when Windows made my wife's computer unbootable after an update.


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Thanks I will try that... –  raphie Oct 25 '11 at 3:31
I reboot using the CD and it boots OK, but doesn't recognized that's already installed and want to install again. When try to install the installer does not detect my hard drive. –  raphie Oct 27 '11 at 2:40

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