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Gateway Laptop Won't Boot From USB Drive

Well it kinda boots, but right when it should reach the screen to ask to install or try, I only get a black screen. I tried to put a HDD with Ubuntu on it in my laptop, it boots fine until it reaches ...
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1answer
31 views

Error message at startup [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu on my Gateway NE56R41u yesterday. Infact, it dual-boots with Windows 8.1 UEFI, but that has nothing to do with my problem. However, when I turn on my computer, I get an error ...
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0answers
9 views

Acer Travelmate 8204 not booting

I installed Ubuntu on my Acer Travelmate 8204 (with the Ati Radeon Mobility X1600 graphics card) after testing that the live version works. However, after installation (keeping the old WinXP) the ...
0
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1answer
49 views

Asus x201e won't boot to any USB

I am trying to install Xubuntu / Ubuntu on my Asus X201E laptop, but I don't even get to the install menu, because the live usb (which I've tried making in LiLi, UNetbootin) doesn't do anything. I ...
0
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0answers
211 views

Ubuntu 14.04 : Slow booting and never shut downs in laptop

I've downloaded latest Ubuntu desktop (version 64-bit) and created a bootable ubuntu from USB using pendrive linux. The specs for my laptop and USB flash drive are as follow: Laptop model: acer ...
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0answers
20 views

Locked down quick boot to cd only

I am looking to make up some patron surfing/document writing laptops for our local library. I would like them to boot to a cd without a hard drive in such a way so that the computer starts up swiftly ...
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1answer
139 views

Ubuntu 14.04 new install on Dell laptop

I managed to burn the latest version to DVD and installed it on a Dell Latitude laptop having Windows XP Pro. End result is the laptop will not reboot to either OS! After Ubuntu was done installing I ...
0
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2answers
171 views

Ubuntu Won't Boot After Install on Samsung NP915S3G

So yesterday I went ahead and bought the Samsung NP915S3G (ATIV Book 9 Lite) and installed Tahr in hope that everything would go smoothly. For the most part it; everything necessary seems to work off ...
0
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0answers
84 views

Laptop won't boot without power cable connected

My laptop is an Acer Aspire 5750 that used to run Windows 7 but is now dual-booted with Ubuntu 12.04 (now my predominant OS). Recently an annoying bug developed in that my laptop won't boot without ...
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0answers
60 views

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Will not boot on laptop using just A/C power

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire 5741 alongside Windows 7 (Dual boot). The battery is on it's last legs and doesn't charge properly most of the time as it is relatively old. When ...
0
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1answer
227 views

My laptop boots with full screen brightness and full keyboard backlight

I meets a problem that my laptop boots with full screen brightness and full keyboard backlight. According to a post on Ubuntu forum for Macbook (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1987790), it ...
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3answers
249 views

Install Ubuntu onto an external HDD then install that HDD in a computer?

I have a laptop that I set a BIOS password on and have since forgotten. I decided that I want to install Ubuntu onto the computer as the main and only OS but can't boot from a CD or USB drive and I've ...
0
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0answers
471 views

Lubuntu 13.10 stuck on splash screen (averatec 3200 laptop)

I've recently installed Lubuntu 13.10 on my Averatec 3200 laptop. When I turn on the laptop, it freezes at the splash screen (after the white dots color blue). When I press ctrl+alt+f2 to enter the ...
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1answer
44 views

I cant boot ubuntu

I recently nuked my laptop with DBAN so i can install Ubuntu. I put the disk and it shows Ubuntu and let me choose install or test it out but no matter what is choose it stays at the Ubuntu loading ...
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1answer
56 views

My computer wont install Ubuntu after i nuked my laptop

I recently nuked my laptop with DBAN so i can install Ubuntu. I put the disk and it shows Ubuntu and let me choose install or test it out but no matter what is choose it stays at the Ubuntu loading ...
0
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1answer
55 views

Ubuntu start failed while using second monitor

Ubuntu 13.04 Laptop Asus UX32VD If i connect monitor to my laptop ubuntu do not start properly. I see only black screen on both of displays. Magic SysRq do not reboot laptop. I only can shutdown ...
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0answers
191 views

Laptop bricked after installing ubuntu 13.10

Let me explain the situation: I had windows 7 installed on my laptop and I tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 on it(I completely erased the hard drive). After that my laptop can't access the bios or boot ...
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2answers
1k views

Attempting to install Ubuntu on an HP Touchsmart TM2

When I go into the setup utility I have the options: Main, Security, Diagnostics, System Configuration, Exit This is different from what I've seen online when trying to find a guide. But, in the ...
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0answers
132 views

Nvidia optimus driver

Got laptop aspire v3 771g with nvidia optimus tehnology. Installed nvidia driver bumblebee, everything seems ok glxspheres 21 fps, optirun glxspheres 200fps. But, desktop appearance seems working with ...
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2answers
1k views

Laptop boots to black screen on 13.04, but works when an external monitor is plugged in

I just picked up a new laptop (Toshiba Satellite P55-A5200; on-board Intel graphics presumably HD graphics 4000 as this is a mobile i5 Ivy Bridge system) and have been getting all sorts of odd display ...
0
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1answer
313 views

Auto Boot after Power Failure - Laptop

I'm using a laptop with lubunut on it for a project I'm working on in a remote location. I chose a laptop because of the batter already attached and the frequent power outages. Most power outages are ...
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1answer
616 views

Problems on boot

Good morning! I have a little problem with my Ubuntu 13.04. Actually, I have this problem with any other linux distributive (Fedora, Fuduntu, Mandriva, Ubuntu 11.04 => 13.04, Linux Mint 14 and oth.). ...
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0answers
134 views

Laptop won't boot at all [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my 5 year old Acer aspire laptop with vista 32bit on it. I updated everthing with "software installer". Downloaded some recommended apps like the youtube app and some ...
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2answers
2k views

How to change boot priority?

I have a laptop with Ubuntu installed as the only OS. I also have a USB stick with a Windows 7 installation on it. I want to install Windows from the USB stick on my laptop but when I try to restart ...
2
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1answer
228 views

Ubuntu 12.04 USB (HP)

I have put ubuntu 12.04 on a USB (Kingston 8GB) and I go to install and I can't it gives options for erase and something else I have 4 primary partitions win7 for my main partition and 3 created by HP ...
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1answer
214 views

Unable to install Ubuntu on Toshiba Sattelite after download interrupted

While trying to replace vista on my laptop with Ubuntu via a boot disk, someone unplugged the computer and the installation was interrupted. I tried shutting down the PC and restarting, but found that ...
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1answer
1k views

xubuntu 12.04 totally refuses to boot after install with wubi on old computer. any tips or suggestions on things i can do to fix this problem?

I downloaded Xubuntu 12.04 32-bit (the desktop CD ISO, not the alternate CD) from xubuntu.org and placed the .zip into a folder named XUBUNTU on my desktop. Then I extracted the files to that folder ...
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2answers
250 views

How to get past black screen with mouse icon while installing on Gateway MX6920?

I have an old Gateway MX6920 laptop that got a virus on its hard drive so I put in a new one from another laptop. When i turn it on it tries to load Windows but fails so I'm going to try to put Ubuntu ...
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0answers
121 views

Why does Ubuntu occasionally not start? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? Why is it happening that sometimes, for apparently no reason, Ubuntu refuses to start, and only ...
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4answers
44k views

Trying to boot from usb [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Boot failure : No DEFAULT or UI configuration directive found! I have similar issues but none with the 12.04 build. Im trying this on a dell d610 laptop with a bad hard ...
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4answers
2k views

After upgrade to 12.04, hanging in login screen [closed]

Writing this from an older Dell Notebook, ugpraded to 12.04 32-Bit, which works well. My more modern Dell Notebook worked well for 1/2 day after upgrading to 12.04 64-Bit, now I'm having problems ...
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2answers
610 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 ...
2
votes
3answers
679 views

Asus K53T won't boot

Today I used wubi to install Ubuntu 11.10 on my ASUS K53T. Everything went fine but when I choose Ubuntu in boot it shows some lines of text (too fast to read), then shows that nornmal purple screen ...
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1answer
621 views

init error, laptop do not boot

I turned my computer on and it comes up with ways to boot and I clicked Ubuntu with linux 2.6.38-13-generic. There was a recovery mode too. Once I clicked its writing come up: init: udevtrigger main ...
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1answer
289 views

How can I speed up boot it is unresponsive for a long time after the Desktop is presented?

My Lenovo S12 (Intel Atom) laptop was taking a very long time to boot, and I found the solution here. After that fix, it would boot quickly, but for a long time after the Desktop was presented, the ...
2
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0answers
344 views

Won't boot unless plugged in? [closed]

I have a laptop which, last night I repaired the Power Jack and now it works. I installed ubuntu last night and it was working fine, this morning I unplugged it and turned it on and it would not boot ...
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1answer
2k views

Boot problems after upgrading to 11.04

After updating from Maverick to Natty (complete reinstalling, without saving personal information), i had issues with booting. I'll try to describe: First reboot after installation of Natty, system ...
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2answers
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excessive working of laptop fan

I have an hp dv4 laptop running Ubuntu 10.10. While booting up, the laptop fan just runs excessively for a few seconds until the login screen appears. Then it functions normally for the rest of the ...