I use a Dell XPS 15' 9560. It has 16GB RAM, i7 processor, Nvidia GTX1050 graphic card, 512 SSD. I ran Windows10 home until now. I've finally tweaked some settings in BIOS config and installed Ubuntu. But, when I click restart to complete installation, it freezes my computer. I then have to do a force shutdown. Still, when I boot the computer it freezes on boot as well. I'm currently running ubuntu from a bootable pen drive. I've tried a new config and I'm reinstalling ubuntu alongside right now. Need help please.


This most likely needs the nouveau.modeset=0 fix...

ie: add GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash nouveau.modeset=0" to /etc/default/grub file.

But you can only do that if you can boot..

So, you would need to press e when you see the grub load screen. and then manually edit the grub settings

so that the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT line looks like this:

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash nouveau.modeset=0"

assuming that allows you to boot, add the setting permanently by running: sudo gedit /etc/default/grup and making the change there.

also How do I set 'nomodeset' after I've already installed Ubuntu?

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