I have already installed Rufus, and formatted my USB drive to have Ubuntu on it as a bootable device. However, whenever I boot from my USB drive to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 on my system, I will get to this screen

Ubuntu Loading Screen

Then I lose my display input and go to a black screen as if my monitor looses connection to my graphics card.

Upon restart, I try booting in Legacy so I can go to the grub by pressing "E" during this screen

Ubuntu Booting Screen

Which then brings me to this screen

Installation Screen

As the above picture displays, I select the "nomodeset" option and was able to fully boot into Ubuntu and went through the installation process and then restarted as prompted after Installation.

While my computers boots back up and I select to boot Ubuntu, the screen again looses display input. Upon restarting the computer again, I can then go back through the grub to the Installation screen picture provided, select "nomodeset" again and boot Ubuntu. But doing so acts as if I never installed Ubuntu. So back at square one.

For my graphics card I have the "NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Super" And my monitor is an MSI Optix G42C, However I doubt that has anything to do with it.

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    Windows 10 pre-installed by vendor is always UEFI boot. Your screen shots show the old BIOS boot screens. You can then only dual boot from UEFI boot menu as UEFI & BIOS are not compatible and you cannot change boot mode once started. Or grub only can boot other installs in same boot mode. help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI & askubuntu.com/questions/221835/… Manually add nomodeset to Linux line: askubuntu.com/questions/162075/… – oldfred Apr 3 '20 at 21:07
  • I have 2 boot options with my USB drive, one has UEFI next to it, and one doesn't. I select the UEFI option to boot. Checking my BIOS Mode in system information, it is indeed set as UEFI as well. Using Rufus I set it as "MBT" partition scheme with target system " BIOS or UEFI". I have also tried setting the partition scheme to "GPT" which makes the target system UEFI only. Basically what I am dealing with is after the initial Ubuntu screen, my monitor goes black and shows a "No Input Found" as if I do not have it plugged into my graphics card. – JPowell Apr 4 '20 at 18:51
  • Are you adding nomodeset boot parameter which is normally required with nVidia? You edit the Linux line in grub menu when UEFI booting. New versions give option to install nVidia proprietary driver during install, older ones require nomodeset on first boot. askubuntu.com/questions/162075/… & Install nVidia askubuntu.com/questions/1026179/how-to-install-a-gtx-1060 & askubuntu.com/questions/61396/… – oldfred Apr 4 '20 at 20:36

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