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I really wanna use ubuntu on my dell venue 8 pro

I am using dell venue 8 pro. but I think windows8.1 it is not that good on tablet. it is just allowed touch input system. but i think ubuntu is working well on tablet. so i searched a lot in google ...
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Problem Booting from USB Stick on Old Dell Laptop

I'm running Ubuntu 8.10 on an old Dell Latitude laptop and would like to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10. I was able to make a bootable USB Stick but the Dell won't boot from it. I hit f12 as it booted and ...
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Unable to dual boot in dell xps 14 with windows 8/8.1

Hi can anyone help me in dual booting the windows 8/8.1 to ubuntu 12.4/13 when I am using the wubi file and I installed the ubuntu and It reboots and finally it showing me an error of 0xc000000f ...
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Strange screen after booting into Ubuntu and before the splash screen

Every time I boot into my Ubuntu OS (Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit), before appearing the splash screen, an strange screen is displayed. The behavior of the strange screen is automatically typing something like ...
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Getting “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error on boot with a Dell Dimension 2400

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an old Dell Dimension 2400 desktop. The installation went fine, but now when I boot it gives me the following error message: The system is running in low-graphics ...
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Dell laptop USB 3.0 external hard drive boot

My Dell laptop has both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a USB 3.0 external hard drive. It can boot from the USB 2.0 port, but not from the USB 3.0 port. It seems to me the ...
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tty1 boot difficulty on Dell XPS 13

Last night I got tired of windows (really it happened before last night) and decided to load Ubuntu 12.04 on my dell XPS 13 (Dell XPS 13 XPS13R2-1250sLV, intel 3337U processor), initially the laptop's ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 won't boot - kmv: dissabled by bios - Dell Inspiron 1720 [duplicate]

To introduce myself, I am not 100% technologically minded but I have been using Ubuntu for around 3 years in total and I've never had any real issues. I regularly install the recommended updates from ...
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925 views

Booting Ubuntu 13.10 form USB on server with no OS (Dell PowerEdge T110)

I have a Dell PowerEdge T110 (Xeon 1220v2) server with no OS. From my mac, I was able to save the Ubuntu 13.10 for server iso (x86) and used UNetbootin to save the iso to a USB stick (2GB). I was ...
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Installing problems on DELL

I used Unetbootin to have a USB boot of an ISO disk image Ubuntu 12.04 i836. When I plugged my USB in and turn on the power & got into the Bootmenu, I chose Install Ubuntu, after some seconds it ...
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error: “No Boot Device found” after installing the Ubuntu 13.04, using uefi in my Dell Inspiron SE 15R 7520

I never used Ubuntu before and wants to shift to this OS now. But after having installed it on my Inspiron se 15R 7520, in UEFI boot mode using flash drive when restart it, its showing : "NO BOOT ...
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installing new OS: Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0)

This is ubuntu 13.04, everything works fine till it comes to main installation menu.. I have already an win7 install in my system which is dell inspiron N5110. After booting the live DVD it comes to ...
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51 views

Unable to boot after depleting the battery

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my Dell XPS 13 ultrabook. I left the laptop on for a couple of days so the battery ran out. After that I am getting a black screen when I try to boot up the laptop. ...
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471 views

Missing bootmgr after removing the Windows parttion

I have a Dell Inspiron laptop that I no longer use much. I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a partition. I loved it and decided to remove the Windows partition altogether. However, after doing so, I now ...
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Ubuntu 32-bit won't install on Dell Inspiron 4000

I am tuning up a laptop for a friend. The laptop originally ran Windows ME, and is about 13 years old. I recently installed Windows XP on it and it ran like a snail. I am now trying to install 32-bit ...
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More purple screen problems

So I have a Dell inspiron15 laptop that I won in a raffle. It came prepackaged with windows 8 and a bunch of bloatware. Of course it had UEFI and all of that stuff as well. I am trying to install ...
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Inspiron 15r SE with hybrid graphics and trial-boot

I have on notebook Inspiron 15R SE with Intel/AMD Hybrid driver, when i install de propietary amd driver, my unity disappears on the next reboot, i already format my ubuntu partition 3 times, what i ...
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Black screen after select installing on a Dell Inspiron 14z

I'm trying to do a dual boot on my Dell Inspiron 14z notebook, but I always get a black screen after selecting Install Ubuntu. I've tried to add nomodeset and acpi_osi="Linux" to the boot options, ...
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187 views

Ubuntu 13.04 cryptsetup fails, unencrypted fails too

Dell Inspiron 1501 AMD 64-bit AhtlonX2 Previously had Windows Vista installed, formatted and cleared all partitions and did a clean install of Ubuntu 13.04. First install was encrypted, I kept ...
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Inspiron 7520 UEFI boot Ubuntu 13.03 after upgrade

I have upgraded my 12.10 version of Ubuntu for 13.10 and I am experiencing a weird problem. When I am booting my computer, it searches for media and after failing twice it finally boot. What could ...
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dell inspiron 15z problems booting Ubuntu in UEFI mode

After several tries I managed to install Ubuntu 12.04 in EFI mode (GPT partition table) on my DELL Inspiron 15z. What worked for me is what is in this post http://askubuntu.com/a/224332/149034, i.e. I ...
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461 views

Can not boot UBUNTU on DELL Latitude 5520 [duplicate]

I can not start Ubuntu 12.10 from Live USB. Dell Latitude E5520, Intel Cote i5, 4MB RAM, 256 GB HDD. USB boot working well. Live USB created in Untebootin. The startup screen starts and I have options ...
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Startup problem Ubuntu 12.10 Dell XPS L502X

I have tried installing Ubuntu 12.10 in my PC, Dell XPS L502X with Optimus (Intel i7 2630QM, nVidia GT540M). During the installation I didn't experience any problem, the resolution it was correct: ...
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Bricked Dell after installing

I just created a disaster I would not have thought possible. I used a USB stick to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 on a Dell Inspiron 560. The install went well, except that GRUB didn't ...
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367 views

Dell latitude doesn't get past Dell splash screen

I got this new Dell Latitude E6420, I installed ubuntu 12.10 which works fine except for one issue. After I press the power button it hangs at a Dell splash screen and doesn't do anything. If I press ...
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Checking media [Fail] on boot

Lately I've been getting this black screen at boot time with 2 lines saying Checking media [Fail] And the time of booting has extended greatly due to that thing (like from seconds to a minute) I ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.10 does not boot on Dell D600

I have an old Dell Latitude D600 using USB boot Ubuntu 12.10. When booting, it said that I have the wrong kernal for my CPU. Very odd, Ubuntu 11.10 was working just fine. I tried the 12.10 on ...
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0answers
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Stuck on Ubuntu boot screen clean install

I'm a new user of Linux. I made a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in my notebook Dell Inspiron N4010. The intallation went ok, but after restarting it got stuck on the purple screen with the logo. ...
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testing the waters [on hold]

I've used windows for years and dealt with their on going troubles. I recently had my laptop crash after installing a microsoft update and decided to try linux and see how I make out. I bought a ...
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Booting 12.10 from USB hangs in splash screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? Dell Latitude D510 Installation Alternate? Good Day. I created a bootable USB stick on an Ubuntu ...
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Booting screen flicker after clean install of 12.10 on Dell Inspiron 1525

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Dell inspiron 1525 which was previously running on windows 7. During booting, immediately after the purple screen, my screen flickers like crazy (kind of switching ...
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cannot log into Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS after startup

I recently installed 64bit Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS on my Inspiron 1720 laptop as a dual-boot with Windows 7. When I boot up Ubuntu, it gets to the log in screen just fine but after logging in it gets ...
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12.04 LTS on Dell PowerEdge T300 installs, but won't boot

I'm trying to get 12.04 LTS 64-bit up and running on a Dell PowerEdge T300 Server with the Dell SAS 6/iR RAID controller (LSI SAS1068E chipset). Ubuntu installs just fine, doesn't report any errors, ...
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Getting “boot error” when trying to boot from USB

I'm wanting to try out Ubuntu, so followed the instructions for how to install Ubuntu onto a USB. I downloaded the .iso file, then the pendrivelinux 3 part process to make the USB bootable. I can ...
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What key to press to get to the BIOS and change boot sequence on a Dell desktop?

What do I press to boot to the USB I just made? Is it F12 or F2 ? Because I pressed F12 in beginning but it did not work and just normally started Windows again. I have XP by the way.
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Ubuntu 12.04 Fails to Boot after Reboot

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on several Dell c6220 servers. The install was successful and all hardware is recognized. The problem that I am running into is that when issuing the reboot command or ...
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1answer
413 views

Are there known (slow boot) issues with Dell XPS17 (L702x) and Grub?

I just received my Dell XPS17 and installed it as follows: Partition 1: 100GB NTFS Windows 7 Partition 2: 16GB Swap Partition 3: 100GB EXT4 Linux / Partition 4: 536GB LUKS + NTFS Data all four are ...
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Dell Latitude D510 isn't booting Ubuntu from a USB

I pressed F12 at start up, and I selected 'Boot from USB". The screen then fades out, and the Windows XP logo appears (Indicating it has not been loaded and it has loaded from the hard drive instead). ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LiveCD fails to boot on a Dell XPS 17 (L702X) [closed]

I'm currently running Ubuntu 11.10, upgraded from version 11.04. I'd like to "refresh" my system by reinstalling with Ubuntu 12.04. Unfortunately, I get a kernel panic when trying to boot the LiveCD ...
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12.04 Live CD/USB will not boot

On my old Dell Inspiron 530 (late 2007 model), the Ubuntu 12.04 ISO will not boot at all. It hangs at the splash screen while it's scanning for devices (I know this because I booted it after the first ...
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1answer
713 views

Dell Inspiron 1300 hangup during boot

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on this machine. It has 256MB RAM. I have created a bootable CD but when booting, it stalls on the Ubuntu screen with 5 red spots. Is this the wrong version for ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu freezes running the first time [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? 12.04 Freezes on first run after install, loading screen says 'Preparing to run Ubuntu for the first time...' — stuck on 2nd dot ...
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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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791 views

Unable to boot from Live USB on Dell Inspiron N7110

I bought a Dell Inspiron N7110 and wanted to try Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit LiveUSB on it. I managed to boot from the USB, for a while (I saw the Ubuntu circle at the bottom of the screen), but then I only ...
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1answer
666 views

Dell Inspiron m5030 boots to a black screen with a mouse pointer

I have a dell inspiron m5030 and i have successfully installed ubuntu 11.10 64-bit. Whenever I boot with ubuntu it boots to a black screen with the mouse pointer, or the default background with the ...
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642 views

Freezes when I close the lid [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Closing lid freezes laptop ubuntu 10.04 Hi, Everytime I close my laptop lid, my laptop doesn't go into hibernate,suspand,blackscreen... It just freezes, even when I ...