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black screen on Ubuntu 14.04 Install

I am trying to install Ubuntu from a 4gb flash drive to another 16gb flash drive, both fat32 format. I am running an AMD radeon r7 250 and 16gb system RAM. When I select "try Ubuntu without ...
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ACPI Events not triggered after booting

I purchased a Convertible (Laptop and Tablet, Ubuntu 14.04 installed) and would like to execute a script when changing from laptop to tablet mode and the other way around. So I created two new files ...
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1answer
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12.04 won't reboot following update

Dear Ubuntu community, I've installed LTS 12.04 recently as XP extented support ceased. I've used a CD for the installation as it seems my PC cannot boot from USB. After 2 weeks of enjoying Ubuntu, ...
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1answer
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Upgraded my 32 bit machine with 64 bit live image of Ubuntu 14.04 by accident!

I just upgraded my 64 bit laptop successfully to Ubuntu 14.04 using a 64 bit live image and then upgraded my Desktop with the same 64 bit image forgetting that my desktop is a 32 bit machine. Now my ...
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0answers
382 views

Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

Yesterday 17/04/14 I tried an upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. The process went fine without error messages. Then came the reboot and it stuck booting. All booting messages went through then it ...
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Slow booting of Ubuntu 12.04

I am facing a problem of slow booting in Ubuntu 12.04LTS -64bit. Currently I am using Samsung NP300E5X-S01IN , 4GB ram, 60GB ext4 ubuntu partition, 2GB swap, dual boot with Win 7. Currently my kernel ...
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1answer
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Boot repair asking for 64 bit iso - what do I do with it?

I had dual boot windows 8 and ubuntu precise pangolin 12.04. I upgraded to windows 8.1. It broke grub. So I used a live usb to run ubuntu and ran boot repair. However, it tells me I have to download ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit; strange boot results

I recently installed Ubuntu 64-bit on a new hard drive by first creating a FAT 32 partition for the UEFI boot partition to be installed on, and then running the install via an Ubuntu bootable jump ...
0
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1answer
54 views

How do I force Kubuntu 12.10 to boot in 32-bit mode (Linux 3.2.0-34-generic-pae)?

Just upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10, on my ancient 32-bit Dell Latitude C-400 laptop. After the install, I restarted my machine as directed by the OS and got a blank screen. The computer appeared to be ...
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2answers
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Installing latest Nvidia from Xorg PPA gives black screen

After several years of using dual boot (windows to play and Ubuntu to work) I decided to just use ubuntu, but I have a problem after installing nvidia-drivers 331.20 and rebooting the screen is black, ...
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2answers
125 views

Bootable Flash Drive Ubuntu Install

Just to ask if the method shown here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows Allows a computer to be installed with 64-bit Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu on one of my ...
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1answer
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Can't bootUbuntu 64-bit using Virtual Box on host Windows 7 64-bit [duplicate]

The error I get says, This kernel requires and x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot - please us a kernel appropriate for your CPU. I have Enabled I/O APIC.
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3answers
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Unable to boot 12.04 after install on 3TB drive

Brand new system (custom built w/i5 core and ASUS Z87-PLUS motherboard, 16gb RAM) and drive. Installed 12.04 64 bit via USB onto 3TB SATA drive. Upon completion, reboot and it drops into BIOS. If I ...
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2answers
572 views

Dual-boot Ubuntu and Windows 8 (only boots from “Windows Boot UEFI Recovery”) [duplicate]

Yesterday I was finally able to install ubuntu 12.04.3 (64 bits) on my pre-installed Windows 8 (64 bits) Lenovo Ideapad Z500 (if that is of any help). I'll just explain the problem that I have now and ...
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0answers
264 views

Grub fails after default 64bit install

I tried to install Ubuntu to my laptop several times. There were a strange failure since 12.10 (till 13.10). I cannot install 64bit Ubuntu with only the 64bit. I have to install the 32bit one first. ...
0
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1answer
208 views

13.04 64-bit install not enough disk space

I installed 13.04 64-bit in VMWare player and during the update process the system runs out of disk. I installed from an ISO image, I did not enter any disk sizes or similar, everything was done ...
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Can't get initial boot options after installing Ubuntu 13.04 x64

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 from disk and it needed to restart after completion. If I am correct, I am supposed to get a menu at boot to select various Ubuntu boot options and a windows 8 boot ...
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1answer
426 views

Trying to load 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 from a live USB. Get the message 'boot error', then skips my USB and boots from my hard drive

So I can't get Grub to load. The computer POSTs as normal, then tries to boot from the USB. I get the error message. Computer won't move from there unless you press a key. I've also tried version ...
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0answers
63 views

Live CD does not boot Ubuntu 12.04

I downloaded the Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit ISO, and burned a Live DVD, but I cannot boot Ubuntu from that DVD. Instead of showing the loading screen, my Windows 8 loads. My laptop is a Dell Inspiron 4010, ...
0
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1answer
991 views

Install Ubuntu on ASUS K55N(UEFI) laptop

I recently bought an Asus K55N-DB81 laptop, which uses UEFI. When I boot in UEFI mode onto the installation disk and select "Install Ubuntu", the computer outputs onto the screen "binary whitelisted". ...
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2answers
646 views

64-bit desktop ISO vs 32-bit desktop ISO: EFI vs legacy boot mode

So my understanding is that Ubuntu desktop 13.04 ISO comes in two flavors: 32-bit (supporting only legacy boot mode) 64-bit (supporting only EFI boot) Is this correct? What I want is a single ...
0
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1answer
427 views

How to install 32 bit Ubuntu on 64 bit machine [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS (64bit) in 64 bit machine. But I want to use a 32-bit operating system (either 12.04 or 8.04), I tried to do it using bootable pen drive but it failed, while I have alreay ...
0
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1answer
170 views

Ubuntu 64 bit does not boot on i5 3210M

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 64-bit on my Lenovo E530 with i5 3210M CPU. According to this information: http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201202-10641/ It is officially supported. However, ...
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2answers
91 views

daul boot between linux and windows [duplicate]

I have installed the 32 bit version of ubuntu while I should have installed the 64-bit version of ubuntu. I am trying to have a daul boot between windows 8 and linux. The problem comes when I am ...
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1answer
160 views

How to boot ubuntu on mac

I tried many ways to boot Ubuntu on my mac os. I do not have an internal cd drive but wen I tried to install it using the external cd drive(from apple), the drive does not work (Apple made it clear ...
0
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1answer
121 views

After installing Ubuntu on my HP desktop, it fails to boot up, any ideas whats wrong?

I made a Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit USB drive, using that I installed Ubuntu onto the 1 terabyte hdd in the machine, thus erasing my windows 8 installation (I use Ubuntu on all of my computers and have ...
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683 views

Can not run Ubuntu 13.04 with ACPI

I am trying to install 64 bit Ubuntu 13.04 on a new system. I can only run Ubuntu with "acpi=off" option. This applies to both attempt to run Live USB and installed system. If I do not give "acpi=off" ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Raring doesn't boot after EFI install

I'm trying to install 13.04 64-bit server on an AMD Fusion based System (C60M1-i). Installation medium is a USB Stick created with unetbootin (or, better: several of them already). Ubuntu Live boots ...
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1answer
234 views

My Ubuntu Precise 64 Bit PC's Boot Time is Two Minutes. Isn't that too much? Any Idea? [duplicate]

My Ubuntu PC boots up in 2 minutes. First minute goes for greeter session and the second minute goes for user login session. Is this normal? My PC's main spesifications are as below: Ubuntu ...
0
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1answer
611 views

Ubuntu will not boot from my external hard drive

I got a 16GB Flash Drive and turned it to a bootable USB with Pen Drive Linux using the 13.04 64 bit iso. I then booted from it and went to the setup procedure and installed it on a 500 GB external ...
0
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1answer
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run-init /sbin/init exec format error after reinstalling Ubuntu 32-bit with Ubuntu 64-bit

Today I wanted to install Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit, because I need it for certain programs. However during installation, the installer offered me to reinstall my old system (32-bit), so did (I know, I must ...
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2answers
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12.10 64 bit Ubuntu won't boot, grub rescue, file /boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod not found

I bought a new computer a couple of weeks ago and installed Ubuntu from a book DVD. Everything went fine and I was happily using Ubuntu until I found out that it was the 32 bit version. I want to use ...
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Why would 12.04(64bit) work, when 12.10(64bit) doesn't?

The problem is, that running and installing 12.10 doesn't work. I've done following tests: Installed 12.10 32-bit. It's working. Installed 12.04 LTS 64-bit. It's working. Upgrading from 12.04 64bit, ...
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0answers
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Can't get passed the welcome screen

I have a Acer Aspire 5553 Quad Core 64 bit Windows 7. I can boot Ubuntu 12.10 from a Live CD, but when I get to welcome screen (language choice,try Ubuntu or install Ubuntu). I have no response from ...
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12.04.02 USB Installer, x86 works, x64 doesn't

so I downloaded both 32-bit and 64-bit flavors of 12.04.2 (MD5 checks out); don't want 12.10 since I prefer LTS. I used Universal USB Installer ...
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2answers
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Failed to load file, won't boot

I am a new user of Ubuntu and don't know much about computers. I have used Ubuntu for about 3 weeks now, everythings been fine, but I got this message today: microcode: failed to load file ...
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Problems booting 12.04 LTS

I have had Ubuntu for awhile now and haven't had any real issues until recently. About 1-2 months ago I started having booting issues. On bootup, I receive a Debian screen asking for what version I ...
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1answer
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Extremely slow boot - ubuntu 12.04 64bit

Since installation of Ubuntu Precise I have problem with boot time: nearly 45-60 minutes. I have no idea what's wrong. My system is up to date. I have also boot chart installed but don't know to inter ...
2
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1answer
430 views

Can't get 12.04 64bit stick to boot

I'm an experienced Linux user, but now I've got a problem. For usual I install my OS via USB sticks, like that I've handled it with 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, 11.10 and 12.04 (32 bit), and it always worked ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu 12.04 UEFI Partition Boot Fail [closed]

I've built a new system, and I want to take full advantage of UEFI and Ubuntu. So I install Ubuntu, and try to boot from it, and my BIOS (Asus EZ Mode / Advanced Mode) simply says "No bootable medium ...
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1answer
857 views

Install Ubuntu 12.04 from Pen drive, now will not boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I installed ubuntu 12.04 desktop amd64 to the following: AMD A8 3870K (CPU + GPU) ASUS F1Aff-M ...
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1answer
484 views

12.04 Suspend not working proper

Okay I may have a strange issue. I can suspend my session and the computer will suspend as normal i.e I can press my power button and the computer will come back to my session. However, when I leave ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Can't boot Ubuntu 64bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run update-grub if I can't boot into linux? I downloaded Ubuntu 64bit and installed it from a CD. Everything went fine the partitions were correct but when ...
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1answer
112 views

Really weird situation with Swap that refuses to work

So I decide to move my Swap partition to another HDD to make hibernation more fast, I create a partition with a liveUSB, do swapon, and then hibernate just disappears I go into the terminal, ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 login screen flickers. “Could not write bytes: broken pipes”

I use Ubuntu 12.04 x64 with a dual-boot setup. Yesterday it worked fine but this morning when I attempted to boot it gets to the login screen and then it just flickers, alternating between the login ...
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3answers
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Blank screen when booting from USB drive

Here is what I have done: I downloaded the iso "ubuntu-12.04-desktop-amd64" I used Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.0.0 to make a bootable USB drive. I restarted PC and changed the boot option to USB ...
2
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3answers
1k views

12.04 doesn't boot anymore after a power failure

I'm a Windows user and I have no experience with Linux and Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my netbook (Asus 1215B) and everything works fine. Yesterday I ran the "update application" and updated ...
2
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1answer
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 using freeDOS through USB

I bought a notebook yesterday which contains freeDOS. I followed the instructions and created a bootable USB drive. When I boot my laptop, I select my pendrive to boot. It gives three options: 1-Try ...
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Line 6 GX only works if I play during startup [closed]

Summary: I can't get any sound to play or record through my Line 6 Studio GX audio interface, UNLESS I play (my guitar) whilst boot. Detail: If I play my guitar while the system is booting, it'll ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit after-installation help

I installed Ubuntu 12/04 64 bit on my desktop using the Nomodeset on boot screen. After the CD finished installing it asked me to restart, I hit restart button, my CD pops out so I take it out and ...