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4answers
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ctrl+alt+f7 and ctrl+alt+f8 not changing back into the X session!

I have Ubuntu 12.04 lts and I want was opening my pc and after the grub menu, the screen went purple. Ubuntu didn't load after that and the hard drive activity stopped. So I restarted the pc inti ...
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0answers
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grub and tty display incorrectly on Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 x64 desktop edition. Previously it works fine, but just now I found that there is a while screen with some black dots when I log off. Then I found that all the grub, tty, and ...
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0answers
677 views

Change grub and tty resolution to 2560x1440 (framebuffer)

I upgraded my old 1920x1200 to a new 2560x1440 Dell U2713HM and it works great in xserver but I cant get the grub and tty's to use it :( The strange thing is that when I run sudo hwinfo --framebuffer ...
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0answers
186 views

I cannot login from any TTYs, and no GRUB menu in Ubuntu 13.04

I can login to my Ubuntu 13.04 through usual GUI mode but not from a TTY. I recursively get the user login prompt, but could not login. Also the grub menu at the beginning is not showing to try for ...
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0answers
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How come the live USB scales tty to the correct resolution, and the actual resulting installation cannot?

Why do we have to go through so many manipulations to get the correct/native tty (and plymouth) resolution when the live USB is just fine upon booted? And even more, why can't I get the native ...
1
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0answers
155 views

fbset does nothing

I can't change tty resolution/mode by running fbset. No matter what mode or geometry I use (correct syntax, I even referred to /etc/fb.modes), it simply shows no output and it doesn't change ...
0
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1answer
6k views

How to properly reset all grub/boot settings?

Several symptoms: No splash screen, just a console No TTYs available (CTRL+ALT+F1 etc..), just random coloured bars A while ago, I've used a tutorial to fix Plymouth bootsplash resolution and ...
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6answers
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How do I get my blacked out ttys back? [closed]

Original Question: After I replaced my Ubuntu 10.10 with 11.04 all I get when I Ctrl+Alt+F1–F6 into a tty is a black screen. Also when I boot there's a while of black screen after grub2 menu is ...
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2answers
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How to enable 1280x800 resolution in tty?

I've got Toshiba U500 (nVidia). Tried changing /etc/default/grub in many ways, now I've got: GRUB_DEFAULT=5 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true GRUB_TIMEOUT=10 GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> ...