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laptop restarting itself during ubuntu install (HELP?!)

I hope somebody can help me with my problem. Im trying to fix a laptop (Acer Travelmate 2350) for a friend after he got the blue screen of death running XP. Ive tried to install various different ...
0
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1answer
129 views

Why is my machine not showing anything when booting?

I'm using Ubuntu Server 11.10 x86, and after I make my normal selection (Ubuntu, with Linux 3.0.0-12-generic-pae) from the GRUB menu, the screen just goes blank - there's not even a cursor showing up. ...
0
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1answer
4k views

Boot-repair won't install “unable to locate package”

My computer won't boot so I am trying to install boot-recovery using the instructions from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair. The initial command runs fine: sudo add-apt-repository ...
0
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1answer
17 views

Launcher does not pop in - is out permanently [duplicate]

I have upgraded my ubuntu to 12.10 and the launcher is out permanently. It does not pop in thus my screen is smaller and very uncomfortable. Is there any setting i can change to make it pop in and out ...
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0answers
507 views

GRUB issue. black screen, blinking cursor

So i installed Ubuntu after windows was wiped out by destiny and everything was fine until I wasn't able to start Ubuntu: it would stuck in a black screen with a blinking cursor forever. I made a ...
0
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0answers
43 views

Booting Problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get Ubuntu to recognize my nvidia graphics card? I recently installed 12.04 on my new dell laptop 3420 having 8GB RAM,intel i5,500gb HDD , nvidia 620m 1gb ...
0
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3answers
417 views

Ubuntu Live CD hangs on boot

I have burned 11.04 to a CD to set up dual-boot. But the Ubuntu screen just stays with the dots below the name and nothing else. I would really like to try it out. Any help would be appreciated.
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1answer
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How can I run Ubuntu off USB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? I want to know if it is possible to install and run Ubuntu completely off a flash drive without using my computers hard drive. I ...
1
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2answers
700 views

Unable to Boot Live CD to resize disk partition

I have a working version of 11.10 installed on VMware but I need to increase my disk space. I tried to boot from iso (on windows drive), but neither F2, F12 or ESC seem to work. I wanted to boot from ...
6
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4answers
1k views

Ubuntu isn't starting after unexpected shutdown

Due to power cut, My PC went off. Then, when I opened it, Ubuntu wasn't starting. I tried to run Ubuntu from live CD, it's not working. Now, what should I do? I can access BIOS and terminal from ...
5
votes
0answers
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How to set default boot kernel in Ubuntu / Grub? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the grub boot order? I wish to set my installation of ubuntu server 11.10 to automatically boot into linux kernel 2.6. The way I navigate to this option ...
0
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1answer
423 views

when I hit ctrl-alt-F1 i get a black screen

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop but when I boot it up I get the GNOME menu and then when I pick the first option, I get "Ubuntu 11.10" with five dots under it but it will go no further. I ...
1
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0answers
78 views

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
6k views

Boot Ubuntu on USB flash drive in Mac OS X 10.4… and Ubuntu

I would like to create an OS-agnostic installation of Ubuntu on a flash drive, that boots under Ubuntu and under Mac OS X. Ideally the process would look like: Install Ubuntu 11.10 (or 12.04 if ...
0
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3answers
179 views

How to boot ubuntu, when windows was reinstalled?

I installed Ubuntu inside Windows. Windows was on the C drive. Ubuntu was on the E drive. I reinstalled Windows. Now Windows is running but Ubuntu does not boot at start up. How do I recover from this ...
0
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3answers
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Windows 7 is not accessible or can't be repaired after installing ubuntu 11.10 using live USB

I've messed things up a bit. I was running windows 7 ultimate 64-bit in my HP laptop. I was using live USB of Ubuntu 11.10 and then i tried to install Ubuntu on hard disk using the same live USB. ...
3
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1answer
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How to Boot with no splash screen

Ubuntu 11.10 desktop up to date (Gnome 3) To prevent answers in haste, please notice that GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="" is set in /etc/default/grub Tried also GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="acpi=off" ...
2
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0answers
586 views

Boot failure after shutdown during upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04

During the upgrade process Xubuntu downloaded all of the necessary files then it said I needed to disable the screensaver before continuing. I couldn't get to the screensaver settings, So I shutdown ...
0
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0answers
87 views

11.10 to 12.04: Post-upgrade boot failure [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My system is totally messed up. What is the best course of action? When booting after upgrading to 12.04 from 11.10, it stalls with the ubuntu logo and the dots going. ...
0
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1answer
275 views

Installing Ubuntu 11.10 on laptop with Ubuntu9.04

I have Ubuntu 9.04 currently and I can't get the Ubuntu 11.10 install disk to work. When I boot the 11.10 disc it hangs with the message: ISOLINUX 4.04 20110518 ETCD Copyright (C) 1994-2011 H.Peter ...
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1answer
215 views

ubuntu 11.10 crashed and i cant boot it

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 some time ago. I was watching videos in youtube, when it suddenly became unresponsive. I waited 5-6 minutes, and restarted (with the power button on the pc). It open up the ...
1
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1answer
545 views

Can not boot Ubuntu 11.10 from external USB HDD

I've just installed Ubuntu 11.10 x64 on a 200Gb partition of my 2Tb external usb HDD. Everything went smoothly. After restarting the computer, I tried hitting F12 and choosing usb hdd. Something like ...
1
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2answers
674 views

USB boot is skipping and reverting the HDD

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 to a 16gb USB drive (Kingston DataTraveller G3), I know it is fully functional as I have tested after disconnecting my HDD. My BIOS has all other devices in a higher ...
0
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1answer
583 views

Windows disk's partition(s) are misaligned: Can't mount

I have installed windows on a 500GiB Seagate SATA Disk, (on a new EFI computer) and once windows was all setup, I plugged my Ubuntu (11.10 x64) HDD in and booted it. All works fine, apart from when I ...
0
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2answers
1k views

Can't boot from USB after installing Ubuntu

I bought a Samsung series 5 notebook and a very strange thing happened: I installed Ubuntu 11.10 from a usb pen drive but when I restarted (I cleared the existing partitions) I stopped being able to ...
1
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5answers
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Why does Windows 7 overall performance is better than Ubuntu 11.10?

I have a Intel i7 2600 processor, 8GB DDR3 RAM, nVidia GTX570 graphics card, and still Ubuntu taking 45-50 seconds to boot and 32-35 seconds to power off, while Windows 7 boots in only 20-25 seconds ...
0
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1answer
259 views

Ubuntu fails on Boot Up

I have a dual-boot of windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10. AMD Phenom-II 4-core processor, and an Asus motherboard. So here's what happens, I turn on my computer my machine does its start-up process, then the ...
1
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2answers
363 views

How to install windows as my second boot (ubuntu 11.10)?

I have an asus 1215N netbook (No CD drive), currently running ubuntu 11.10. It's all working great, but time comes when the man needs some retro gaming, and well... I need a windows on the same ...
0
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0answers
126 views

How do I fix drivers in pre-boot Ubuntu installer disk? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? My computer arrived yesterday, it runs perfectly fine with Windows 7, so I know it's a problem ...
0
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1answer
444 views

new installation dropping me to login prompt. No GUI

Just now i installed Ubuntu on my Mac and when i booted it after installation then it just gets stuck on Blue/purple screen. I rebooted and this time chose option of booting in recovery mode where i ...
2
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1answer
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How to boot to Ubuntu desktop not tty1-6

I can't get into Ubuntu desktop, only tty1-6. How do I make it boot to Ubuntu desktop? I did try ctrl-alt-F7 Version: Ubuntu 11.10 (the only os installed) Very old PC: Dell Intel ...
1
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1answer
669 views

ubuntu shutdown command doesn't shutdown properly [closed]

I think I have problem with shutdown command. Using Ubuntu 11.10. The shutdown command works and computer shuts down, but when I boot I get the following warning: * * * * * Warning: System BOOT ...
0
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0answers
1k views

The disk drive for /tmp is not ready yet or not present [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I found some entries with the same error message (see above) but none really applies to my problem. I'm running a stable version ...
0
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1answer
94 views

Onieric boot problems

New to Ubuntu, I've used 11.04 sucessfully for 10 months. Just upgraded, 11.10 is booting directly into gnu grub menu. The only way I can get her going is to select previous versions options, which ...
0
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2answers
1k views

Wubi install stuck at purple screen

Well, I installed Ubuntu 11.10 via Wubi on my MSI U270. Everything was running fine, I even got fglrx working after I manually downloaded a .run and executed it. Then I thought of running the complete ...
0
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3answers
325 views

i7 processor with 4 core, 8 thread system, how can i reboot Ubuntu?

I have tested Ubuntu in i7, i5 but lower then 4 core/8 thread CPU. In two system which has i7 processor with 4 core/8 thread i have the same problem. After reboot it never reboot itself auto. I need ...
0
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0answers
43 views

NO MBR options in “Boot Repair” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't boot XP after Ubuntu Installation, how to fix? I started trying to fix my XP boot (can't get' earlier ques' Can't boot XP after Ubuntu Installation, how ...
0
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4answers
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UBUNTU 11.10 will not boot after succesfully installed on 8GB usb 3.0 pendrive

UBUNTU 11.10 on 8GB USB 3.0 pendrive. Drive Partitioned using gparted. 4GB BASE 3GB Home 600MB swap Installation Ok. Restart blinking cursor. Installed another distro on another USB 3.0 stick. It ...
2
votes
0answers
839 views

Warning message during boot after installation of kernel 3.3: Kernel needs AppArmor 2.4 compatibility patch [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu Server 11.10 and after installation of kernel 3.3 (I just followed instructions from site www.upbuntu.com - How To Install Linux 3.3 Kernel In Ubuntu 11.10/12.04) It shows me ...
0
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1answer
393 views

GUI not showing after installation of 11.10 on virtual machine

Steps i did 1.) Specs of VM 512MB RAM 20GB HD 1Core 2.) Open ISO on VM 3.) Specify Username and password 4.) Boot 5.) Select English 6.) reboot after install 7.) the prompt told me that ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

How do I demand a password on single user mode?

I have learned that I can boot into single user mode (or whatever it's called) by hitting Ctrl+e in the Grub2 menu and adding single to the correct line in the boot script. This is all good - it's ...
0
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1answer
408 views

No monitor output after fresh install of 11.10 64-bit

I have a machine with a Nvidia 8600GT graphics card and a CRT monitor. Previously, I have only used Windows on it, and the graphics card seems to be working correctly in Windows 7. I booted up and ...
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2answers
5k views

Can't boot Ubuntu 11.10 after installing alongside Windows 7? [closed]

I'm really not good with computers. I recently got a new one with Windows 7. I installed Ubuntu on my old computer and used it with no problem. I decided to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 on my ...
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2answers
178 views

System won't start

Ubuntu 11.10 will not start when I boot to it. When I boot it, it shows the loading screen display, but then goes straight to the shutdown screen and is stuck there. I have tried the recovery mode to ...
7
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3answers
1k views

Unable to boot into 11.10 in normal (get a black screen) OR recovery (get just a flashing cursor, no cli)

Okay, so I had a dual boot of Tango Studio (based on Ubuntu 10.04) and Windows XP. Yesterday I downloaded the .iso for Ubuntu 11.10 and attempted to install from a USB (my BIOS won't normally boot ...
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2answers
397 views

Ubuntu multiple issues (blank screen)

Computer Specs I am having difficulties, to get Ubuntu 11.10 to work. For the 11.10 version, if I click install, or if I click try Ubuntu, I only get a blank screen, that just stays there. If I use ...
0
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1answer
532 views

Ubuntu 11.10 could not start just after installation

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on quite old machine (AMD Sempron 2200+). After rebooting I see only followed information: * Checking battery state... [OK] fsck z pakietu util-linux 2.19.1 ...
4
votes
2answers
22k views

Run shell script on startup or boot

My problem in a nutshell is that I have to run a script every time I use my computer so I'm trying to automate the process a bit. My system has the nvidia gt540m vga card. The card is dual. It has ...
2
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1answer
574 views

How do I install Ubuntu 11.10 on an Acer travelmate 240

So far I have downloaded Ubuntu 11.10 and created both a stick and a dvd, but I cant get the system (acer travelmate 240) to boot from either. Of course I have changed the system bootmenu to do so. ...
0
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1answer
625 views

Problem launch Xubuntu

I have a Dell Latitude C400 and I installed Xubuntu 11.10 for it to work (Windows XP too slow) and when I run it, it's marked with a Xubuntu wallpaper and all, the bar that advance and after that it ...