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My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it?

I am trying to boot Ubuntu on my computer. When I boot Ubuntu, it boots to a black screen. How can I fix this? Table of Contents: If you are trying to install Ubuntu If you have a dual boot ...
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Error out of disk, grub rescue

I installed Ubuntu via usb with no problems, but when I restart, I get an error message: error out of disk" 'grub rescue. How can I fix this?
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error: you need to load kernel first [closed]

I made a clean install on my Sony Vaio laptop, of Ubuntu 11.10 and when the installation was ready, it prompted to remove the USB I was installing the distro from, and press enter to reboot. After ...
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Why does Windows 7 overall performance is better than Ubuntu 11.10?

I have a Intel i7 2600 processor, 8GB DDR3 RAM, nVidia GTX570 graphics card, and still Ubuntu taking 45-50 seconds to boot and 32-35 seconds to power off, while Windows 7 boots in only 20-25 seconds ...
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“can't read file” error after installation causes system to not boot

i have recently installed ubuntu 11.10 on my system along with windows xp. Previously i have ubuntu 9.04, i have deleted those partitions and installed 11.10. installation is complete but i am ...
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How do I report a bug that happens during boot?

I seem to have found a bug in 12.04 while it's booting, but all the questions on this site seem to point users to reporting bugs once the desktop is up and running by using ubuntu-bug. How do I ...
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Booting Ubuntu from 2nd Hard drive

I Just bought a Refurbished Dell precision M6600, Which has two 700GB 7200RPM Hard Drives. Windows is Installed on the first, Ubuntu on the second (Along with Swap Partition). Everytime I've done this ...
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With this way to set up Ubuntu, would I have to set up Windows again on my machine with RAID-10?

If I have a Windows 7 64-bit system with RAID-10 and OCZ 128GB Synapse Cache drive for caching, will I have to totally redo my setup if I do a total install of Ubuntu 12.04?
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Why does Ubuntu occasionally not start? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? Why is it happening that sometimes, for apparently no reason, Ubuntu refuses to start, and only rarely ...
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Long boot Ubuntu 18

Relatively (3 months old) fresh install and noticed long boot times since start. Lately since i did a driver install, i been seeing a message during boot; something along the lines of kernel crash ...
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Boot failure - nothing works

Overnight, my ubuntu installation (latest LTS version) has stopped working. Apart from automatic updates, I never made any changes to the system. As of yesterday, the computer starts extremely ...
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get error on boot - fresh install [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Error out of disk, grub rescue I just loaded Ubuntu 11.10 as a fresh install. I am getting a error "HD0 out of disk", press any key to continue". The system seems to still ...