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Installation gets stuck after selecting option

When I try to install Ubuntu, after I select install, the monitor displays this: Booting 'Install Ubuntu' (hd0,1) Filesystem type is ntfs, partition type 0x7 [Linux-bzImage, setup=0x4200, size=...
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How can I use Ubuntu 18.04 on double screen?

I am currently on my laptop in dual boot Windows 10/Ubuntu 18.04. It has an HDMI output that I can use on Windows to connect a second monitor. But on my Ubuntu boot, the HDMI output doesn't seem to ...
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Blacked out GUIs after logging in, can't use the system properly

After logging in, many elements of the GUI go black. In the above image you'll see that the terminal is just a black box on the right. The black bar just above the unity launcher is the onscreen ...
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Issue with graphics drivers after install [duplicate]

I have been having an issue and I hate to say Windows comes better :( I have an old laptop HP Pavilion DV2000 to be exact I can install windows fine. Windows XP, 8 and 8.1 Ubuntu 12.04 installs and ...
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Grub failing to install showing sata link hard reseting

While using ubuntu16.04 my laptop got hanged.After restarting it was kept on hanging and in text mode It was showing error sata1 exception emask 0x10 sact 0x0 serr 0x40400000 action 0xe frozen ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 - Nvidea 1050 drivers can't install, crappy video performance.. :(

VLC doesn't show any video data at all, just plays audio. The default media player on my NVidea 1050 card for which i downloaded the correct drivers won't install because the lightdm / gdm / whatever ...
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I can install Nvidia driver v340 but not v430. However, my GPU supports v430. Help please?

Note: 1) I've alrdy ran the command "sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa". 2) I've alrdy selected Nvidia GPU using prime-select (CLI) / prime profile (GUI). 3) I tried with v418 and end ...
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As of 2017, can I have a fully functional GPU in an Ubuntu computer? [closed]

A few years ago I read that there were no drivers for GPU cards. I am sure the thing has changed for good. I am a scientist working with Fortran 200X and some C++ and I would like to learn how to code ...
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Can I run Ubuntu on this setup? [closed]

I've put together a build for a desktop pc but I'm not sure if it can run Ubuntu. If it requires some minor workarounds there's no problem, but I'd like to know what to expect. If needed I can switch ...
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Manual partitioning to install Ubuntu - Won't start [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04.2 on my desktop computer on a separate hard drive which I bought for this sole purpose. The first hard drive contains windows 10. In order to do so, I formatted the ...
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Brightness not getting changed in Ubuntu 18.10 in Dell Inspiron 5577 [duplicate]

I had dual booted my Dell Inspiron 5577 (NVIDIA Geforce 1050) i5 Laptop with Windows 10 as Ubuntu 18.04. But it appears that there is no option to change brightness in the options from settings of top ...
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GRUB screen freezes after installing Ubuntu dual boot with Windows

I recently bought a HP Spectre x360 laptop with Windows 10 on it. I manually created a partition for it using Windows. I then installed Ubuntu 18.04.02 by choosing the 'Install Ubuntu alongside ...
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Ubuntu boot screen problem [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu but when booting it freezes loading screen with the Ubuntu logo I also tried reinstalling but it didn't help. I manage to fix it by entering "nouveau.modset=0" in the command ...
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Video upgrade problems (GT 710)

So I've been playing around with Ubuntu for a few months and finally decided to make my own NAS with it. I've installed PLEX, OpenVPN and few other things using guides I've found on this site as well ...

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