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I have been attempting to install 18.04 on my new Lenovo D330. It has a Intel UHD Graphics 605.

While I can get to grub (try ubuntu/install ubuntu) I cannot get beyond that unless I add nomodeset to the boot option. If I don't do this, I get a black screen.

When I add nomodeset, I can get to the desktop, however it looks like this: https://imgur.com/CUOC1Z4

And when I try to swap to a tty after getting to the desktop, it is also unreadable: https://imgur.com/jgq8kKF

Is this card supported? How do I go about updating the driver/kernel without seeing the screen? I assume there's a way to turn off vid drivers so that the tty will work?

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it work fine for my d330 using ubuntu 18.04 and kernel 4.15, what kernel are you using?

as for the display error with nomodeset you can fix it by adding gfxpayload=1200x1920 to your grub

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  • Did you need to do anything funky to get the install looking fine? Were you using nomodeset etc? I assume you did a straight install using 18.04 installer? Unfortunately adding the gfxpayload option did not help. I was installing using 18.04 default download, so that's kernel 4.15 for myself as well. – Danni Uptlen Dec 10 '18 at 0:38
  • i didn't do anything & no nomodeset,just boot up the usb (yes the text was unreadable) but everything was fine after that. – Ikhsan Setiawan Dec 13 '18 at 9:05
  • btw, how do you add the gfxpayload option? – Ikhsan Setiawan Dec 13 '18 at 9:18
  • I edit grub line for starting distribution (I'm currently trying a mint distribution out of frustration, but it's the same result). I have "set gfxpayload=1200x1920" above the linux line with quiet splash etc. However this still results in a black screen unless I also use nomodeset (and then the resolution is still messed up) – Danni Uptlen Dec 14 '18 at 1:17
  • Can you post your grub startup line? I have forced an install of xubuntu 18.04.1 but still have these issues, same with recovery mode. – Danni Uptlen Dec 14 '18 at 3:16
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gfxpayload=800x1280 and nomodeset fixes this for the cheap version, ikhsan setiawan has a more expensive version that takes the 1200x1920 resolution.

Combo of Ikhsan and /u/133563 on reddit for the answer!

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