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Highlight the first entry and replace “quiet splash” with “nomodeset”-HOW DO I DO THAT? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set nomodeset for installation? The guide is from here: http://thedaneshproject.com/posts/ubuntu-11-04-blank-screen-on-boot-solved/ can someone explain to me how ...
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Set nomodeset in usb installation (efi loader with iso) [duplicate]

I'm working with the studyblast solution to creating a live USB on OS X. I managed to get Ubuntu booted but the screen looks like a corrupt/glitch image. I can just about make out the clock on the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Boots Completely Unstable (99.9% frozen) [duplicate]

I have an older HP Pavilion from 2007 that I have been trying to get up and running. It originally had Ubuntu 13.04, but I was experiencing crashes where the entire screen would turn into corrupted ...
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No display on boot with Radeon HD6620G [duplicate]

I have an HP laptop with a Radeon HD6620G. When I try to boot the live CD for 11.10, I just get a black screen. I know Ubuntu's loading, because I can hear the startup sound. Any ideas?
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Setting nomodeset (VESA graphics mode) through GRUB shell [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set nomodeset for installation? I'm installing Ubuntu Desktop AMD64. I've previously done this on the same system with the Alternate iso install because it uses a ...
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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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Error “fixing recursive fault but reboot is needed”

I am trying to install ubuntu for the first time. (long time windows user, first time linux!) Version = 11.04 Hardware = Acer Travelmate 4050 I can boot from USB or CD and it loads fine I have ...
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Very slow boot due to mounting filesytem

I just installed Ubuntu 11.04 over an older version of Ubuntu, and am dual-booting with Windows 7. Most things seem to be working well (i.e. wifi, sound, etc.) but boot time is problematically long. ...
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How do I add pcie_aspm=force to my boot options? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add a kernel boot parameter? I just upgraded to 11.10 from 11.04 on my laptop (I don't have Windows) by downloading from the Ubuntu website. The laptop battery ...
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How do I solve “System is running in low graphics issue” in Ubuntu INSTALLER ?

I made a bootable USB for installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 8.1. I inserted my USB device and then booted into it. Then it showed me 2 options - 'Try Ubuntu' or 'Install Ubuntu'. Now I ...
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Dell precision M4600 stuck at last stage of reboot

When rebooting the sequence freezes at the very last stage in which it attempts to the the system to reset through ACPI. Setting acpi=off in grub.cfg fixed this problem, but I was unable to suspend, ...
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Fixing display issues on Intel 82845GL

I have opened up this question on launchpad too, but in the interest of getting a bigger response base I am posting it here, hoping someone will pick it up. Natty doesn't behave very well with the ...
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Unsupported Video Chipset - How do I force Low-Graphics mode?

I'm a Ubuntu noobie - but I got my laptop dual-booted with XP and Ubuntu 11.04, with all updates installed. I have a Dell Inspiron 5160 with an XGI Volari XP5 video card. It supports 640x480 - ...
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boot issues - long delay, then “gave up waiting for root device”

I've had this issue on and off for about two years now. I noticed it on a new (custom built) machine running 10.04 when that first came out, but then it went away until a few months ago. I've gone ...

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