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When I try to install any version of Ubuntu I initially load the ubuntu screen, but then the screen goes black. Please somebody help me

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Sounds like video drivers to me.

Maybe try the command line based installation and then add a windows manager of your choice afterwards like XFCE?

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A friend told me that I pass and look and had to press a number key and then but I'm still hunting for keys – v.sigler Jan 13 '12 at 15:36

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