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i have just installed Ubuntu 10.10 on a Sony vaio but, their is no Ubuntu logo on boot all i get is a black screen some writing saying an error and then straight to the login screen. i really like the boot screen and if their is anyway to get the computer boot normally i would like to hear. thank you

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If this problem is related to the nvidia drivers, this script might help you (fixed this issue for me)

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this is exactly what i wanted. thank you –  jnut Oct 25 '10 at 12:56

Yeah, I had a similar problem. I was seeing the color and all, but it was ASCII graphics. I followed the steps mentioned here, and now I am fine:

http://open-help.blogspot.com/2010/09/how-to-fix-ugly-plymouth-logo-on-ubuntu.html

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This worked for me. But you do have to do a bit of experimentation for finding which resolution works best for your system. –  User Oct 24 '10 at 19:31

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