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I have had the same problem for a long time and I think I have found the solution. I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, my graphic card is Nvidia GTX 860M. The problem of black screen or freezing on the splash screen is related to nvidia-drivers and openGL libraries that cuda installs alongside. So here what happens: First you install the graphic card driver which ...


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Yeah you can mount another installation and trick it into thinking you're using it. It's called chroot. Boot to your Live environment and open a terminal. We need to start by finding out what the real installation partition is called. It'll look like /dev/sdb1 but use sudo fdisk -l to find out for certain. sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt for i in /dev /dev/pts ...


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It's suggesting you install Utopic-level packages over Trusty (which Trusty allows through its HWE stacks). You're already on Utopic so you don't need to do what it's saying at all. It likely won't be able to find many of those packages. But Utopic is dead and not getting security updates. If I were you, I'd upgrade to Vivid before doing anything and then ...



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