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Booting issues and GPU detection issues with 13.04 and 13.10

I tried to update 13.04 to 13.10 on my second hard drive earlier today and it ended up not working at all. I've tried boot-repair and everything to get Ubuntu 13.10 to boot up, but only managed to get ...
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Ubuntu don't run. Black screen. ¿interchangeable graphics? [closed]

I already installed a ubuntu 14.04 beta 2 on my external hard disc but It doesn't work on my laptop. The laptop is a HP Pavilion DV6-6b02ss with two graphics cards an Intel card and an AMB Radeon HD ...
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Seek help in failed Ubuntu installation on HP Touchsmart Tx2

I tried to install Ubuntu 12 on a HP Touchsmart Tx2 (Model# tx2-1014AU), using the Windows Installer. The first boot was successful and I logged into Ubuntu. However, I closed my laptop before ...
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Lost on installing Ubuntu on my laptop with an ATI graphics card

I just bought a new laptop and I wanted to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it. The laptop has an ATI graphic card though which led to the problem of it simply black-screening and not booting. There ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - Booting into black screen, must press CTRL-ALT-F7 to get into GUI, every time [duplicate]

Hoping for a quick and easy answer to (perhaps) a noobish question. I just freshly installed Ubuntu 13.10 onto my desktop with multiple GPUs. It seems that for some reason, after I installed the AMD ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS hangs (all black) before showing login screen

Attracted by the open-source philosophy and the idea of a free system from the people for the people I decided to throw away my Window 7 and replace it with Ubuntu 12.04 (I even bought it, just to ...
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Computer will not boot into Ubuntu 12.04. Message “Input signal out of range”

I have a new computer and decided to move from windows to Ubuntu , loaded OS ok, loaded desired programs ok, loaded AMD graphics driver and it will not boot into Ubuntu. I know nothing of Linux and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 won't boot into any mode

Recently I built my own PC and have been struggling to get Ubuntu 12.04 installed on it. I have a 16 GB RAM machine with an Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 motherboard, an AMD FX8350 processor and an AMD R9 ...
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Long delay on boot after fb0: VESA VGA frame buffer device

I have a Ubuntu PC with 2 AMD R9 cards and I get a long delay on boot (around 2 minutes). When I check dmesg I get the following : [ 16.128179] hda-intel 0000:03:00.1: Enable sync_write for stable ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 boots to blank screen without backlight after upgrade on ASUS A72J [duplicate]

I had a working version of Ubuntu 12.04 in dual boot with Windows 7 on my ASUS A72J. However, after installing the last ~350 upgrades (I had not used Ubuntu in a long time) using the normal updating ...
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Low graphics mode error (12.04) live usb [duplicate]

When I tried Ubuntu with the live usb I got the message that my system was running in low graphics mode. There was no mouse. When I pressed enter i got 4 options. How can I get out of this? Computer ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 does not boot after succesful installation: 'all boot options are tried'

I am new to Ubuntu and Linux, i hope someone could help me... I installed Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on my new Samsung Ativ (4 GB memory / Quad Core 1.4 GHz processor / AMD Radeon HD8250 graphic card / 128 ...
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monitor turns off (blank screen) after grub only sometimes

I have a desktop computer which dual boots Windows and Linux. I have run Fedora for some time now but I wanted to try Ubuntu. So I installed Ubuntu via a usb drive and everything seemed smooth and the ...
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Black Screen on Boot and Login

EDIT: 2)Fist of all,my kernel is 3.11.0-15 generic.When i tried to uplift to saucy,there were zero packages upgraded,and told me that i was running the latest version.I,also,downloaded the 12.04.4 ...
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installing ati-driver hangs on boot

I have installed Xubuntu following this guide; to get the Installer working I booted using nomodeset. After installation, things were working OK. But I attempted to install the drivers for my ATI R9 ...
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129 views

Why does ubuntu 13.10 on a AMD fusion boot into a corrupted graphical screen?

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 via the USB installer on my HTPC with Asus F1A75-M with AMD A4-3400. It doesn´t startup to the graphical mode. I do see the Ubuntu boot logo (with red dots) then it ...
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Help in wiping off Ubuntu 12.04!

I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and my laptop is running on high temparatures(70-80 C). I tried to figure out the graphics card issues (I have intel and AMD radeon), i activated both and none of ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS BLANK SCREEN on start up after Installation of AMD ATI GRAPHICS DRIVER -

I have been using Ubuntu 12.04.3 for about a month and half. I noticed that my laptop was always overheating which I found out was due to graphics drivers not being installed while searching on the ...
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95 views

Numerous hard restarts cause gradual damage to system?

I'm setting my mining rig on Ubuntu x13.10 AMD64 up to lose power about 5 times a day Those of us all can remember a time long ago when you'd get your hand slapped if you shut down a computer by the ...
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207 views

Running Ubuntu with 6 GPUs purple screen/ loading initial ramdisk

Somehow I did managed to boot Ubuntu with 5 GPUs. With a lot of pain and much more time. I'm having problem with the 6th one. On HDD I have Windows and Ubuntu (dual boot). I can get in Windows with 6 ...
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697 views

Black screen after installing the ATI driver [duplicate]

I'm new to the Linux world but decided to try Ubuntu and so far I like it. But after installing the ATI driver a weird thing occured. Whenever I turn on my laptop, it starts normally up to the part ...
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Blank Screen after upgrade to 13.04 - Radeon X1200 series on board graphics [duplicate]

I have a dual boot system (w/xp + ubuntu 12.10) that was working fine until I upgraded to 13.04 using the Software Upgrade app. Now I get a blank screens after the grub boot menu When I select ...
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120 views

xserver boot failed after installing new GPU

I removed PCIe graphics card and changed to integrated AMD APU graphic card. After reboot woks only text regime. Xserver failed to boot. I tried: startx result was: *starting load fallback graphics ...
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login screen loop 12.04 after problems with ATI driver and removing

I'd like to start by thanking all of you guys for the great community - I have learned a lot going through the questions and trying solutions. I am stumped on this current error and would greatly ...
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Ubutnu 13.10 won't display [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on an older machine of mine which has an AMD processor and AMD graphics. When I attempt to boot it, I get a message saying to lower my monitor's resolution. This ...
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Reboot of fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 is kiss of death- shutdown fails, reboot goes to “recovery” screen [duplicate]

Computer: HP p6-2100 1-TB disk 8GB memory Integrated graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6410D I once had an operating 12.04 system (dual boot with Windows7) on this hardware that started as 10.10 and migrated ...
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898 views

HP Pavilion 15 with AMD dual graphics - Ubuntu live environment not starting

I've had this laptop for about a day now and have decided to try Ubuntu on it and determine if I want to install it. I created a USB, it booted (Secure Boot was on, I tried with Secure Boot off to no ...
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115 views

Slow Boot and Battery Problem in ubuntu 13.04

I'm a new ubuntu user and loved using it. But I'm now facing a problem using it. i.e., Battery Draining very quickly. ( Mine is Dell inspiron 15 - 4GB RAM - 500 HDD - AMD RADEON HD 7670 graphics. - ...
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255 views

HELP! Problem Can't do anyting on ubuntu 13.10

I upgraded from ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 but when i open my laptop it freezes before i can login ant the gnome 3 splash screen. alt ctrl + f(any) not working. the only thing i can do is manualy power ...
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ubuntu 13.04 not booting with Gigabyte GT440

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 in my PC. I had Ubuntu 11.10 & Win7 before (that works together correctly). I begin install after erasing all Linux partitions (with Ubuntu installer). after install and ...
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How to fix graphics drivers on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? Blank Screen (13.8 Catalyst) Beta 2

After installing the new AMD Catalyst Fglrx Beta driver for Linux (13.8), I could not boot up Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have dual boot, but all of my linux files are now missing. The only real thing I can ...
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Installing 12.10 messed up Xorg

So I finally decided to upgrade from 12.04 and now my ubuntu install has been rendered unusable. I'm getting the "no screens detected" error from xorg in the console, and no mattr how many times I ...
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HP 3131TX and Ubuntu 13.04 - disabling AMD graphics

I have a HP Pavilion DV6 3131TX (i5 1st gen, 8GB RAM, AMD HD 5650/Intel graphics, 500GB HDD) and for the most part Ubuntu runs fine so long as I use the Intel graphics. It does however run hot because ...
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What can I do when recovery mode freezes?

I've been having trouble getting 13.04 booted recently. First I had trouble getting grub working but I resolved that issue. I finally got it booted and installed the ATI drivers. Now it goes to ...
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Regular boot freeze while recovery works fine

I have some trouble with ubuntu 12.04. If I start the PC regular, the PC freeze after a minute. If I'm fast enough, I'm able to login (shell, unity-greeter and unity-greeter 2D) but the system will ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 won't boot after new AMD catalyst center [duplicate]

I am far from an experienced linux user. I uninstalled the latest catalyst center and installed the new AMD beta driver. The installation seemed to go fine then it said I should restart to avoid ...
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Toshiba satellite a105-s2236 no splash… no login

I just pulled out an old Toshiba having 8.04. Trying to upgrade to 12.04 but have radeon 200m express video card. I have done nomodeset and acpi=off and still cannot get past the black screen with a ...
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Booting Ubuntu on HP Pavilion g7 - 13.04 [duplicate]

I have a HP Pavilion G7 with an AMD A4 processor and Radeon graphics. I want to install Ubuntu on my laptop but whenever I put the Ubuntu live CD in it and boot to it, the screen shows the Ubuntu logo ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 and ATI Radeon 8850m, boots into black screen [duplicate]

I recently bought a new laptop with an ATI 8850m graphics card (which i think is what is causing the problem). So, yesterday i tried installing ubuntu 12.04 lts using a usb stick. After choosing ...
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253 views

13.04 install stops after splash screen - Have tried everything to get it to work, or have I?

I have repeatedly tried to install 13.04 on my minitower to no avail. The installation invariably stops with a totally black screen - or frozen cursor on a black screen - after the splash screen. ...
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Ubuntu seems to be stuck using integrated graphics

I bought an MSI R7770 and just installed the catalyst 13.6 beta drivers. Ubuntu recognizes both of the graphics, but I can't switch to the card. What happens when I use the card is: I get to the grub ...
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275 views

Black flickering screen on ubuntu installation/boot on ATI Radeon HD 7650M (dual booting with win8 on vaio sve15129 cn )

I have a Sony Vaio sve15129cn running windows 8 which comes with an AMD Radeon™ HD 7650M graphics chip. I want to dual boot ubuntu with win 8 using a separate partition. I have installed latest ati ...
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Black screen of death after reboot during isntallation of Ubuntu 12.04 - x64 AMD and ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT

I have been cracking my head over this for two days now. My procedure is as follows: I run the live CD from a pendrive Choose to install Ubuntu turn the internet connection ON and OFF during ...
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142 views

UBUNTU 13 never boots properly, how do I fix it?

I've installed UBUNTU 13.0.4 over 14 times. Once in awhile it boots successfully to my sign-in screen. Almost all the time, it goes to a black screen with a blinking cursor in the upper-left corner ...
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black screen after installing ubuntu 13.4 [duplicate]

I downloaded ubuntu 13.4 and I made a bootable USB and I installed it successfully the problem is when the setup finishes I restart and after restarting I get only a black screen after my ...
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Kubuntu 13.04 Live USB works, graphics crash when installed

I'm trying to install Kubuntu 13.04 on my laptop from a live USB. The live USB works fine, graphics, wireless etc. It all works. Installation works as well, but when I try to start the newly installed ...
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When I turn on Ubuntu 13.04, my screen just stays at the purple screen [duplicate]

To be honest, I have no clue how to use Ubuntu or any Linux systems. I downloaded it two days ago and installed it yesterday. My computer and specs are: Lenovo IdeaPad Z585 (59363062) Notebook AMD ...
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165 views

Fatal error during GPU init" during boot - radeon

I have installed ubuntu 13.04. I can boot successfully to ubuntu screen. However, during boot, I get error messages for 1 second or so, and continues to boot. One of the error message was: radeon ...
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I can't install Ubuntu 13.04 on a new computer

I managed to install Ubuntu 13.04 by disabling "Virtualization Technology" in my BIOS (which I believe let's me operate several OS's) and changing in GRUB2 quiet splash to quiet splash nomodeset. ...
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How do I get an updated 13.04 to use graphics drivers the same way as Live USB?

So within 3-4 days I updated from Ubuntu 12.04 through 12.10 to 13.04 (on non-dev release). I have an onboard ATI X1250 which works fine with standard/Open Source drivers, but I really want to use my ...