I wish to install ubuntu 11.10 on my new laptop but because the system cannot detect the graphic, then the screen are blank. How and what should i do ? I really want to use ubuntu 11.10.
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press F6 when grub menu appear. Select nomodeset. Esc.
It will temporarily stop KMS support which try to detect appropriate driver for your graphics card. Now ubuntu will open in VGA mode. To fix the issue permanently : Edit /etc/default/grub
replace the line with
If it failed to fix the problem then edit the line too. but check first before apply this step.
There is an issue with the Radeon HD 6xxx series.
Take a look at the post and reply here. It might help you get started.