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Ubuntu 13.10 won't boot and hangs on a black screen [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit today and I sat on the internet most of the day after installation. I shut the computer down and went bowling with my family. When I came back, I turned on my computer ...
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How to reinstall Ubuntu From Terminal? [duplicate]

Is there any way to reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 straight from the terminal? My terminal works but I literally almost purged my entire operating system by accident (bad advice from a community member). The ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - Black screen after login session [duplicate]

Yesterday, the system asked me if I wanted to upgrade to 13.10 from 13.04. Since that was the first time for me, I decided to proceed and ran the installation without worrying about it. After the ...
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After installing NVIDIA drivers, I boot into a black screen [13.10] [duplicate]

Edit: Trying solution after solution found on these forums with the bootloader has apparently corrupted the bootloader. I missed pressing shift twice in a row and on the third attempt, the bios does ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 upgrade - top/side bar missing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Lightdm won't start Unity automatically My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have gone through all of these questions on here ...
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Black screen and blinking cursor on boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I'm having trouble booting into Ubuntu 10.10 on my laptop. When I turn it on, I get the BIOS menu ...
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How do I troubleshoot booting into black screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I installed Lucid Lynx over PXE onto this dell server seemingly successfully, but booting from the ...
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Just installed Ubuntu 12.04. When booting, all I get is a black screen with cursor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? Installation appears to go fine. After rebooting, I get my motherboard loading screens, but when ...
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Can't access Ubuntu 12.04 (black screen appears when trying to login) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? This is the first time for me installing Ubuntu and I'm living a nobe's nightmare ever since I ...
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Why does my 12.04 Alternate CD boot to a blank screen with flashing cursor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I cannot install Ubuntu 12.04. I burned ubuntu-12.04-alternate-i386.iso to a cd Put the burned ...
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Intermittently Won't Boot - Black Screen With Blinking Cursor - 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have a fresh install of Ubuntu on my laptop. This MAY be a duplicate question, by my situation ...
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Can't log in - cycles through black screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I just installed a new update then restarted my laptop. The update was recommended, as I haven't ...
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1answer
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Black screen on boot after upgrade to 12.10 from 12.04? [duplicate]

New to Ubuntu but loving it already. I am not a Ubuntu genius, but I am quite computer competent and just need a little help to get past this issue! Earlier today, I downloaded the Ubuntu 12.10 (both ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installation problems [duplicate]

I'm having issues installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. I downloaded the ubuntu 12.04 ISO and made a bootable USB. The USB works fine on my desktop computer, but I have issues getting it to work on my ...
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Black Screen On Installation of Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I keep on getting a Black screen whenever I hit "Install Ubuntu" or "Try Ubuntu before Installing" I have tried the "nomodeset" and "acpi = off" and "nolapic" and none have worked. I keep a ...

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