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Ubuntu not booting properly after update - black screen with cursor

I was using Quantal when I first installed Ubuntu around March/April 2013, but I was too lazy to update it until recently. After upgrading (Utopic), Ubuntu would not start properly. I got the ...
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AMD R9 280 shows image noise when booted ubuntu 14.04

I just integrated my new AMD R9 280 in my PC. When I start the PC the boot splash screen appears as usual, but as soon as Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit is booted it just shows some image noise (the stuff you ...
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After updating grub, my dell inspiran laptop boots but goes blank screen

I was facing a problem with my Radeon graphics card (getting too hot). So I applied the following solution given here: Enable AMD Radeon DPM (Dynamic Power Management): To enable DPM in Ubuntu ...
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GUI not working in hp Pavillion 15-n221so Notebook PC

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on the above mentioned laptop. When I try to boot it gives the message about low graphics mode. The desktop doesn't appear at all. The CLI seems to be working fine, as ...
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System stuck in tty mode

I was stuck at this problem (though I am still stuck at it). I boot in recovery mode and then choose the option "continue as normal boot". Then I get stuck in tty mode. When I exit from it ...
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“radeon: ring 0 test failed” on boot ubuntu 14.04

As the title says, booting will occasionally give me an error saying something along the lines of "radeon: ring 0 test failed" followed by "radeon: disabling GPU acceleration" and then freeze right ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Boots on Terminal Only [duplicate]

I've run into many problems using an Xi3 computer. Originally, Ubuntu 12.04 (kernel 3.4) refused to boot unless I set acpi=off from grub, suggesting a hardware problem. Things seemed to be working ...
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Black screen after boot with AMD Radeon graphic card enabled

I have a problem with booting Kubuntu 13.10 on a lenovo G510 notebook with this specs: -CPU: Intel core i5 4200M -Graphic card: Intel Graphics HD 4600 + AMD Radeon HD 8570m -S.O.: Windows 8.1/Kubuntu ...
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Open source ATi driver froze after installation and fail to boot

Hello everyone and thank you for reading. I installed today a HD5500 Radeon card in my system today, and installed the open source driver. Following this, my system worked for a while though no I ...
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How can I fix Ubuntu screen goes blank?

We have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an ASUS F83SE. During installation we pressed F6 to use nomodeset and also set acpi to off. Now that Ubuntu 12.04 has installed, the screen goes blank. How can ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: AMD A8-5500 (with Radeon HD 7560D) and console mode problem

I'm experiencing problems using AMD Trinity Hardware in Ubuntu 12.04 during boot. I installed 'fglrx' driver and rebooted. System hung. I purged driver. I installed 'fglrx-experimental' and ...
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Ubuntu stuck on Boot Screen with a Radeon HD 5570

With additional drivers installed and a general updated: - on boot, stuck at purple start up screen with five orange dots and ubuntu logo. - Hard drive light turns off - ctrl alt F1 -F6 are all ...
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amd radeon stuck on boot

I recently tried installing Ubuntu, but it got stuck on the bootscreen with the purple dots. I pressed the ESC key for more info on where it hangs, and apparently it's with my graphics card (AMD ...
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Crash when booting system error no wubildr

erorr no wubildr then boot with red pix-elated screen after i log in it freezes and lines of code pop up. I think it may be a hex dump. what do I do? I have a fx 4100 and a radeon 6670 graphics card.
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Xubuntu 12.04 : Random boot to black screen

My xubuntu 12.04 has worked flawlessly since install in September. However, lately I randomly have the following boot issue : The computer boots to grub, and after choosing xubuntu either boots ...
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What prevents setting ATI / radeon power_profile from boot and retaining it after suspend?

I'm successfully using the open source radeon driver and use KMS-power_profiles (see link below) for power management of my graphics to prevent overheating. But I can't manage to set the power_profile ...
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after new install 12.04 black screen with blinking cursor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I installed 12.04 and I got after boot black screen.Next I started in filesafe mode but filesafeX ...
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Is it safe to remove all radeon packages? [closed]

I am not able to boot Ubuntu 10.11 due to a Radeon card driver problem I have read nearly everything on the web now. My idea is to get into Ubuntu at least and then download the latest driver. I have ...
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Purple Screen then Black Screen while Booting from CD or Windows Install

Whenever I try to run Ubuntu from my internal CD drive, I see this screen minus the Ubuntu Text: Then the screen goes black, not even the internal light stays on. Sometimes it restarts itself, ...
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Ubuntu hits a black screen after boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have used wubi.exe to install Ubuntu 11.10 from Windows7. The OS boots properly most of the ...
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HP Pavilion dv6 is not booting with switchable graphics

I have an HP Pavilion dv6 with switchable graphics: an integrated Intel GPU and a discrete ATI GPU (Radeon Mobility HD 6490M (1 GB DDR5)). Any attempt to use the ATI driver (either proprietary or ...
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Why isn't my computer sending input to my monitor?

I have a desktop machine with 11.04. It has ATI/Radeon graphics: john@john:~$ lspci | grep VGA 01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RS880 [Radeon HD 4250] I was attempting to ...
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Installing 10.10+ with Radeon HD 6970 Video Card

I built a new PC that has a Diamond Radeon HD 6970 graphics card, and no on-board graphics. When I boot from the Ubuntu disc, it runs through some initial booting stuff, and then gets to a loading ...