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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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2answers
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Black screen after installation Latest Nvidia Driver 340.46 via PPA in Ubuntu 14 [duplicate]

Just couple minutes ago I tried to install Latest Nvidia Driver 340.46 via PPA in Ubuntu. For this reason I used this instruction The following commands weere executed: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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4answers
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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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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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1answer
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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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After installation, Ubuntu 13.04 boots to black screen [duplicate]

My PC: HP Compaq Nvidia Geforce 5500 2.5 Gb RAM 2.1Ghz. I'm installing Ubuntu 13.04 for the first time. After install Ubuntu asks to reboot the computer to complete installation. The PC then hangs ...
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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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