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I just installed ubuntu 12.04 & when it's boots up it pop's up a blank screen

This is my first time using Ubuntu, I downloaded it to my hp desktop, installed fine with dvd, and when it restarted a black screen pops up saying This is low video mode I tried almost everything on ...
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White screen with black strips Ubuntu 12.04 LTS after install NVidia drivers

I was trying to install Steam and it get me a message about that my NVidia drivers were outdated and they recommend me to install at least the NVidia 304 drivers, so I installed and rebooted my PC, ...
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nVidia 331.49 Installaton on P151EM1 Clevo (with dual-boot Ubuntu 13.10)

(apologies for the possibly confusing title) Here is the situation: I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed on my P151EM1 Clevo laptop (GTX670MX) (dual boot with W7). I'm trying to update the drivers to ...
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video driver related problems 13.10?

I have installed 13.10 64bits version on an I7 laptop with a 610m radeon graphic card. I have also installed flash player I have a few problems. youtube plays only with huge black areas above and ...
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736 views

Ubuntu 12.04.4 installation doesn't work

I uninstalled Ubuntu 13.10 due to problems with the Nvidia driver and installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 and it has the same problems, but in the Ubuntu 12.04.4 version I can't login to the session because the ...
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269 views

Installing freeglut3-dev on Ubuntu 12.04.4

I'm a fairly new Ubuntu user and have been trying to get the CUDA toolkit installed for a project. I've been following this guide: http://pastebin.com/fDpqvSi5 to try and get it installed correctly, ...
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116 views

Black screen on HP Pavilion zd7000 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on an old HP Pavilion zd7000. It has a Pentium 4 | 2.8GHz | only 512 of RAM. The installation appeared to work fine, I can boot to a login screen but after entering my ...
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130 views

Install drivers for nvidia geforce gt 630 on newly installed 13.10

I have tried several different tutorials during the last couple of days, all of them resulting in different states of nonworking computer and the need to reinstall ubuntu. Now I need help. Which is ...
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How can i install cuda if i have GeForce GTX 570 and GeForce GT 520

I have GeForce GTX 570 and GeForce GT 520, and when i install Nvidia drivers 304 , and i enter lspci | grep -i nvidia i could see the 2 GPU, so when i want to install CUDA, following this page I ...
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357 views

Can't install nvidia drivers, multiple methods tried, all failed, have reinstalled Ubuntu multiple times

I have never used a linux distribution before in my life. After downloading Ubuntu 13.10 because it is the only one compatible with my motherboards onboard lan, I wanted to install the drivers for my ...
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USB Installation: First Boot Problem

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 alongside windows 7/64 bit. Everything was going fine, using a live usb. The trial is running fine. But when I tried to boot using ubuntu, all I get is a black ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 doesn't boot up after successful installation

Installed Ubuntu first time on my pc. Flashed it on my flash-drive, ran it on my computer and decided to install, after successful installation computer restarts and I only see white line on black ...
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278 views

Ubuntu 13.10 64bit installation problems with hp elitebook 8540w

I have tried both 32bit and 64bit versions of ubuntu 13.10 and 12.04 LTS and allways the same screen pops on! And I tried it with CD and USB. For burning CD I used Poweriso. For USB i used poweriso ...
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111 views

I cannot boot from a Ubuntu CD / DVD

I am trying to dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10. After burning the ISO and then booting the disc, I get to the purple menu that asks whether I want to Try, install, or check disk. Any option I ...
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88 views

Problem in AlienwareX51 Efidisk : Error: efidisk read error

I have the Graphics card nVidia GeForce 660 I have wanted Linux for quite some time. I finally decided to make a Live-USB. First I had an issue with ATP config. Then I switched back over to Windows ...
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136 views

System Drivers (Third Party)

I have a NVIDIA graphics card and the driver that the system found works okay. I would like to download something better. How hard is it to find and install them?
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315 views

Will Ubuntu work on MSI GE40?

I am going to buy a new laptop and I am thinking about MSI GE40 2OL-276 because of it's power and relatively low weight. But at the same time I am going to use it with Ubuntu. There are not too many ...
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38 views

Installation on Sony Vaio SVS1511A4E Single Boot

I need to install Ubuntu single boot on a Sony Vaio SVS1511A4E laptop, which specs are: http://www.sony.fr/support/fr/product/SVS1511A4E/specifications The Bios is H20 and there is Nvidia card on ...
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glx-alternative-nvidia what is it? do i need to install it sepately

I have a desktop with an NVidia gpu (a quadro FX 1800). I installed the nvidia gpu driver using sudo apt-get install nvidia-current and I am wondering about a few things: do I need to install ...
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69 views

Unable to Install Ubuntu (Any Version) on Malibal Lotus P150SM with NVIDIA GPU

I have an interesting situation. I have read that with two GPU's in my laptop, I cannot install Ubuntu without disabling one of them first. This seems to be true, as I begin to boot from the USB ...
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85 views

Nvidia Gforce 700 series drivers ISSUES on Unbuntu 12.4 , HELP!

I have an older HP Media center PC from like 2006, it runs pretty good with Windows7 Home Premium, but I wanted to try Ubuntu Linux 12.4LTS on my machine. I installed the Ubuntu OS while in Windows ...
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111 views

Nvidia driver install issue w/ 12.04 Quantal - shall I follow 12.10 instructions?

spent more than a week now, trying to install nvidia and blender on my Ubuntu 12.04 i7 processor with GeeForce 640. following several instruction here and at other forum still I am in the middle of ...
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938 views

Installing NVIDIA graphics Driver

How to stop X server before installing Nvidia graphics Driver in Ubuntu 13.10
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353 views

I can't install nvidia correctly

I tried to install the nvidia drivers in my laptop dell Inspiron i7 with Graphyc g-force running with Ubuntu 13.10. I tried this commands : apt-get install nvidia-current-updates - nvidia-xconfig ...
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112 views

Corupted Kernel as a result of Nvidia driver 319

I'm new here, first time posting, only reading here for a couple days. I recently installed ubuntu on my box so I could do work on something similar to a senior thesis from home. Upon first start up ...
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893 views

Black screen, blinking cursor and purple line left

Last week I installed Ubuntu on my notebook, now I'm also trying to install it on my PC, but with no luck. When i start from my USB stick (same as I installed my notebook with, Ubuntu 13.04) first ...
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1k views

Problems while installing Ubuntu on HP Envy 17-j050

I had several issues while trying to install Ubuntu (x64) on the new laptop that I just bought: HP Envy 17-j050ex (specs). I will not raising the common issues about dual-boot, secure boot, setting ...
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1answer
705 views

Nvidia Drivers - Synaptic

So I am in synaptic package manager and want to install a new Nvidia driver I see: Nvidia-319 Nvidia-319-updates which one should I pick? Which on is the non-free proprietary one? I have a ...
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373 views

Ubuntu not installing on toshiba satellite [closed]

I recently bought a Toshiba Satellite s70 and customized it to have nvidia GEFORCE graphics card. I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my old laptop and created a 13.04 and 13.10 install usbs. I jump through ...
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1answer
85 views

Which Ubuntu I should install on this laptop? [duplicate]

İm using windows 8 my system is : İntel core2duo t6400 2.0 ghz 2mb cache 6 gb ddr3 1033 mhz ram Nvidia 9600mGS Gpu and i have 500 gb hdd i love to play games so i prefer windows 8 for games but i ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 ATAPI Issue [duplicate]

I am currently running Windows 7 and thought it would be cool to test out Ubuntu 12.04, got my old HDD in my machine. I used Wubi to install it. (yes, I did format to fat32). Now I get this error: ...
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Can't install Ubuntu Server with Screen Problem

I want to install Ubuntu server on notebook Acer Aspire 4750g (vga Intel + Nvidia). But when boot via dvd or usb drive back across the screen as a line. Can not read the text. The picture attached. ...
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I have a problem with installing ubuntu 13.04

I have Windows 7 like main system, but I want to install Ubuntu, and delete windows so I download normally Ubuntu put it on USB bootable and boot it after laptop restart..now problem is that I can see ...
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Failed to install Ubuntu

I have a problem whereby when I tried to install Ubuntu with my USB pendrive, my laptop crashes whenever i choose the Install option. My DVD reader is broken therefore my last resort is to use USB ...
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0answers
25 views

Low Graphics Mode on Fresh Install [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside a Windows 7 install. I get the very discouraging "low graphics mode" error after trying to install. First, the screen shows a funky pattern then gives ...
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Nvidia Geforce 210 on 12.04

The problem is that when I install the recomended drivers for the graphic card and next to that I reboot as the system says, the system loads so far and the screen turns off. I've tried several ...
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After installing Ubuntu 13.04 via Mini.iso through USB all of the colors of my screen are messed up [Pictures]

HP TouchSmart 9300 Elite Nividia GeForce 425M Ubuntu 13.04 Pictures: http://i.imgur.com/pOfYv73h.jpg http://i.imgur.com/shgNRSch.jpg If anymore information is needed just ask.
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Ubuntu freezes at boot / many trouble installing Ubuntu 13.04

I have many trouble installing Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 (the same holds for Ubuntu 12.04) on my new desktop PC which I will describe in the following. Hardware Processor: Intel Core i5-4570 Mainboard: ...
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1answer
159 views

Screen shuts down when trying to install or try ubuntu? [duplicate]

I bought Lenovo Y510P and I want to use Ubuntu. When I try install or try Ubuntu the screen shuts down and nothing appears. When I selected to try Ubuntu. I hear the sound of Ubuntu start yet, the ...
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1answer
147 views

Non Bootable system -> Ubuntu is installed fine but it doesn't boot!? [closed]

I have a Dell Dimension 3000 and I am trying to make it a web server. I have tried installing the Ubuntu server 13.04 and Ubuntu Desktop 13.04. I have had no luck. The only thing that works is the ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 12.04

So, I've been trying to run Steam on my computer (hp Pavilion dv7, Ubuntu 12.04), but I end up with the following error : Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0". After some research, I ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 - Graphic freeze [duplicate]

My ubuntu will not boot. It is a fresh install on the PC from a live usb. No errors were reported during install. When booting from the freshly installed ubuntu, the PC freezes before the graphical ...
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1answer
2k views

Ubuntu won't boot after successful installation (Black screen appears and nothing happens)

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (dual boot win 8) via live usb created using pendrive linux. I have a sony vaio multi-touch screen with nvidia geforce CUDA. You can check the specifications here ...
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1answer
7k views

After installation, Ubuntu 13.04 boots to black screen [duplicate]

My PC: HP Compaq Nvidia Geforce 5500 2.5 Gb RAM 2.1Ghz. I'm installing Ubuntu 13.04 for the first time. After install Ubuntu asks to reboot the computer to complete installation. The PC then hangs ...
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143 views

Installing Nvidia Drivers on 13.04 and Removing Loading Choice Screen on Startup

I am brand new to Ubuntu, after many years with Windows and a dabble with OSX, so please go easy on me. Yesterday, after ruining the pre-installed Windows 8 with the Ubuntu install I had to install ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 not booting. monitor stuck in idle mode [duplicate]

I downloaded the new version and tried to install from USB, but all I got was a black screen which hung till I powered off my desktop. Also tried booting a live CD. but same problem, it doesn't ...
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730 views

Cannot install, screens keep flashing never load ubuntu 13.04

I'm trying to install ubuntu in an old computer (pentium4, 1.5mhz, 512mb ram). After installing from a cd, the screen started to flash and ubuntu never loaded. I read that Nvidia's graphics card ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 installer problem [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 from a USB as any of the previous Ubuntu releases but it doesn't install. I've tried the amd64 and the x86 installer. This is a picture of what happens exactly. Is ...
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1answer
68 views

Ubuntu installation for specific usage

I want to install a latest or optimum version of Ubuntu as a dual boot with my Windows 7, 64-bit. I want to install Ubuntu to run OpenFOAM which is an open source CFD software. My computer Specs are ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on Windows 8 [duplicate]

:) So I'm trying to install Ubuntu... but it won't install. Currently I'm using Windows 8 and I have 2 HDD. On 1 HDD I've installed Windows 8 and using it, primary partition, but the other HDD is ...