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Installing Ubuntu with Windows 7 on Toshiba P50 - black screen

I know this problem has been posted before but none of the possible solutions I found worked for me. I just bought a Toshiba Satellite P50-A-11L laptop, reformated hdd, got rid of God-awful Windows 8 ...
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Black screen when trying to install ubuntu

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my laptop, booting from a CD. However, when click "install ubuntu" from the grub the screen goes to black. So far I've tried the following all with no result: booting ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu on Lenovo Y500

I am totally unable to install any flavor of Linux on my lenovo Y500. TL;DR: with EFI on -> cannot even access installer with legacy - > installer runs fine, but installed OS never boots Long ...
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12.10 native drivers intel HD 4000

I have an intel 3770 i7 with build in HD 4000 which I intend to use as my primary video card for 3d editing. The problem is that I can't set it up correctly. First of all I've made a clean install ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 (64-bit) System (UEFI Supported)

I bought a computer with Windows 8 Pre-Installed, but I didn't like Windows 8, so I decided to install Ubuntu as a second operating system. I'm absolutely new to Linux. I have been using Windows for ...
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How to understand Ubuntu UEFI Secure Boot install?

Now that Secure Boot is supported, what special instructions does one have to follow to install Ubuntu on a UEFI Secure Boot enabled PC shipped with Windows 8? As I understand, Ubuntu >= 12.04.2 ...
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How do I install drivers for the Atheros AR8161 Ethernet controller?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04-64 bit on my Lenovo IdeaPad laptop, and the wired Ethernet (LAN) connection doesn't work. Running the lspci -vv | grep Atheros command from the terminal shows me I have ...
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My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it?

I am trying to boot Ubuntu on my computer. When I boot Ubuntu, it boots to a black screen. How can I fix this? Table of Contents: If you are trying to install Ubuntu If you have a dual boot ...
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At the time of installing ubuntu, i am getting dark black screen only [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS dual boot with Windows 7, but when i click on Try or even Install ubuntu, i am getting black screen only. I can't see any text or anything else. When i see my ...
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Screen turns black when trying to install with a intel hd graphics 3000

I tried to install Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit from a pen drive. I have an Intel i7 2600k cpu and I use the integrated HD Graphics GPU. However, the screen always turns black if I select "Run Ubuntu from ...