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nomodeset is a kernel boot option. Adding the nomodeset parameter instructs the kernel to not load video drivers and use BIOS modes instead until X is loaded.

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Can't dual boot or run 24.04 on Intel Arc A380 - Ubuntu 24.04 LTS

I have an HP Spectre x360 Ultra-7/32/1 TB 14"(2024) with Intel Arc A380. I'm trying to dual boot Ubuntu 24.04 LTS with windows and get a loading ubuntu logo when trying to just press "...
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Black screen on boot: can I use 24.04 without permanent "nomodeset"

I have a HP 17-cp1147ng notebook from the end of 2022. I've just installed Kubuntu 24.04 on it. I get a black screen after the HP logo on starting up (first time). I followed this advice (section &...
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Is nomodeset still necessary after configuring rEFInd in an iMac?

I have an iMac 2009, which does not show anything past the grub screen without nomodeset, and has graphics issues despite using nomodeset. There are some old answers concerning iMacs, which suggest ...
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How to Configure Virtual Display with Multiple Physical with Modesetting Ubuntu

I have 2 physical displays mirrored and then a VIRTUAL1 display as primary for remoting in with Teamviewer. This is necessary, so that the physical displays could maintain a browser screen full sized ...
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Ubuntu on Mac stuck on home screen (nomodeset already tried)

I have an old macbook pro. I think from 2010. Because apple doesn't let me update their OS, this piece of hardware became useless (besides being in good shape). Anyway, lately, I thought it was time ...
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boot 22.04 from USB - black screen, hangs - FIXED [duplicate]

I've got a Dell with Intel processor and NVIDIA card and Windows 11 loaded. I'm trying to boot Ubuntu 22.04 from a USB. When I hit Try or Install Ubuntu from the GRUB screen it brings up a black ...
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Dell Precision 7730 OEM Ubuntu

I'm struggling with installing Ubuntu. The only way I could run Ubuntu was with nomodeset but nothing worked graphically. Before that I had made a very successful install with RAID config on, but due ...
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How to fix resolution stuck at 640x480 with an nVidia card that relies on deprecated proprietary 304 driver?

I had to include the directive 'nomodeset' during and after installation of Ubuntu 22.04 due to screen corruption/artifacts that couldn't display any useful information for navigation. The main ...
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Ubuntu22.04 with Intel i5-11320H‘s graph

Today I am installing Ubuntu 2204 in laptop with i5-11320h, I must use the 'nomodeset' parameter at startup to display the graphical interface normally. Does the parameter nomodeset cause other ...
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sleep mode not start when turn down screen

I have problem of black screen means when I start sleep mode then screen light not get of . sleep mode not start when turn down screen the Ubuntu release/version Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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Remove nomodeset from grub but it's not there

I want to remove nomodeset but it's not in my /etc/default/grub config. Ubuntu 20.04 This is my grub config: # If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update # /boot/grub/grub.cfg. # ...
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Lubuntu giving black screen after install on laptop with NVIDIA GPU, unable to modify grub

Trying to install Lubuntu on a brand new MSI gaming laptop because it's much more lightweight and snappy than Windows. However, I noticed that if I start the Lubuntu LiveCD without adding nomodeset, ...
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I have ubuntu and windows on my computer, why does the screen go black when I start ubuntu, unless I start it from recover mode?

My English is not good, if my unskilled expression offends you, please forgive me Ubuntu 20.04 windows10 ThinkPad E14 grub 'Ubuntu': setparams 'Ubuntu' recordfail load_video ...
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How to load video driver after boot up with nomodeset?

Is there any chance to properly load graphics driver after booting with nomodeset option in GRUB? System freezes on boot without nomodeset. inxi -G Graphics: Device-1: AMD RV530/M56-P [Mobility Radeon ...
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Brightness buttons not working when nomodeset is set

I installed "Brightness Controller", didn't help. I tried to change grub to acpi_osi=Linux and similar. Nothing helps. It is on max setting by default unchangeable. When I remove nomodeset, ...
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Ubuntu only starts in nomodeset

My Ubuntu Ubuntu (20.04.2 LTS) only starts in nomodeset. I believe it is a graphic card issue, but I do not know how to fix it. I have an intel graphic card on an HP laptop. Reinstalling Ubuntu did ...
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Ubuntu works well on LiveCD, but the GUI is extremely slow after fresh install

I'm having problems with a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I decided to install a new ssd on my laptop. It's a Lenovo G480 (i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and integrated Intel graphics). So I took out ...
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Chose EFI boot on Mac but no Black & White screen to edit boot entry

I am new to this but I wanted to try Ubuntu on my Macbook Pro (2012). i followed a couple of similar instruction on the internet but when I got to the 'edit boot entry' to add "nomodeset" ...
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Black screen after grub selection

I've tried installing six or seven different distros now, including Ubuntu 20.04 and 20.10, and they all suffer from the same thing: a black screen after boot. My monitor would actually go into its ...
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ubuntu 20.10 on Macbook Pro late 2011 freezing at boot

I try to install ubuntu 20.10 on a Macbook Pro late 2011. In this process, the default install option "Ubuntu" does not work: I have to select "Ubuntu (Safe graphics)" from the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 not starting without nomodeset on Lenovo Titanium

I am not able to start Ubuntu 20.04 without nomodeset in grub on Lenovo X1 Titanium Yoga lspci | grep VGA gives 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Device 9a40 (rev 01)
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Ubuntu 20.04 goes blank on boot (new PC), works in safe-graphics

I have a new PC with intel i7 10700 CPU and an ASUS B560M Pro4 MOBO. I've installed Ubuntu 20.04 using Safe Graphics mode but whenever I boot, it goes to a black screen (monitor says no signal). I've ...
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Black screen on boot without nomodeset

I have just installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a new build with the following hardware: CPU: Intel i5-10400 Integrated Graphics: Intel UHD 630 Motherboard: ASRock h510m-ITX/ac RAM: Corsair LPX Vengeance 16GB ...
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No display with 20.04 and Intel GPU drivers

I'm currently using Ubuntu 20.04 on a new PC build with a Intel G6400 (using UHD610 graphics) and a AsRock B560M PRO4 motherboard. My display loses signal on boot when using the Intel GPU drivers, and ...
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Why can my Pentium G3220 Thinkcentre only boot when using nomodeset in Ubuntu 20.04?

I got a Thinkcentre M83 with an Intel Pentium G3220 for cheap to have a PC for uni at my parents' place. I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on it. Even during the installation, I've had to use the "safe ...
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Monitor losing signal on Ubuntu/Kubuntu 18.04 LTS/20.04 LTS/ 20.10 and Manjaro xfce and kde plasma on AMD RX 580 8GB GPU

As the title specifies I tried to install all the ubuntu/kubuntu and Manjaro xfce or kde plasma based versions mentioned and all of them have the same issues with my rx 580. When I start the ...
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AMD Radeon RX 640 not recognized on freshly installed Ubuntu 20.04

Initially, I was running into the problem of black screen on boot up after a fresh installation and after seeing a solution which told me to add nomodeset after quiet splash from the grub screen, it ...
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stuck at [ok] started GNOME Display Manager.t Dispatcher Service.... after linux reboot

->I tried fixing with using nomodeset on grub and similar changes on grub. It didn’t work. ->I tired updating and upgrading in tty terminal but it did not work ->I tried updating from ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 stuck on "EFI stub: UEFI Secure Boot is enabled."

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04. Everything worked fine. Two days ago my laptop would boot and get stuck on a black (dark purple) screen. I fixed this by changing the boot parameters, replacing &...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Intel HD 620: No Brightness control or no display

I just installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my ASUS UX431F with intel HD620 graphics No display: On every boot (on a live key or on the installed distribution) i have to add nomodeset to the grub othezwise the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04: reboot error with nomodeset (dis)enabled

My computer has only Ubuntu 20.04 as OS since March (when I became a linux user) and just worked fine. Yesterday I was cleaning the room and accidentally shooted off the operating computer from the ...
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Make permanent changes in grub

I have Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. uname -a Linux username-laptop 4.15.0-112-generic #113-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jul 9 23:41:39 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I have to manually add nomodeset after quiet ...
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My brightness Control is not working (amd)

I actually have tried many ways to correct this Perhaps I was able to correct it adding a acpi_osi=Linux acpi_backlight=vendor in the grub configuration file( in GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="...
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Ubuntu won't normal boot as it "Failed to start User Manager for UID 121" after wine installation but boots fine with resume option in recovery mode

Im running Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS, kernel 4.15.0-112-generic. I've never used wine before, so I was curious and gave it a try yesterday. It worked fine, however, ever since my ubuntu just won't boot ...
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Grub Resolution carries over to Linux

So, I changed the resolution of grub by editing the GRUB_GFXMODE line in /etc/default/grub. I also added nomodeset to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT. Now the problem is, that whenever I boot into Ubuntu, ...
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I still get blackscreen even after nomodeset

I got the screen like this when i start my computer Even when i add “nomodeset”, i get the same black screen as below Black screen even after nomodeset I tried to open terminal using ctrl+alt+F1.......
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Ubuntu 20.04 seems slower then 18.04 on my desktop

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 and it seems to have succeeded thanks to "nomodeset" (I had to do it for 18.04 too - using this manual), updates have been brought in, but I still want to check a few ...
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18.04 to 20.04 broke monitor

I am running a dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 and UEFI. I tried ubuntu live CD and it worked perfectly including recognizing monitor and setting to correct resolution. I upgraded ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 19.10: Why can't I boot without nomodeset on? (Intel Graphics)

I have an Asus Zenbook, and it absolutely refuses to boot without nomodeset in the GRUB settings. I have read that this is required sometimes for users with discrete graphics e.g. NVIDIA but this ...
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How to access to Recovery Mode in Ubuntu 19.10 (so I can modify Grub)?

I have just installed Ubuntu Studio 19.10 on two computers (Mac) and I completely love it. I only have problems on one of the two. I should add the "nomodeset" in grub file (as I did for the version ...
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I have two problems. My ubuntu don't load without nomodeset and my graphics aren't working

During installation when in tried to install Ubuntu 16.04 my screen was stuck on the Ubuntu loading. I found a solution of nomodeset in GRUB screen but when i added it my screen resolution is stuck on ...
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Ubuntu won't boot. Frozen cursor in the top left

I have been having difficulties with my Ubuntu installation. It will no longer boot and shows a frozen cursor in the top left corner, I have checked many websites and have tried stuff like nomodeset, ...
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HP Omen ubuntu setup problem ACPI Error: no handler or method for GPE (number), disabling event (code)

I have laptop HP Omen 15-dh0004ur Several days I've been trying to setup Linux distribution, and its failed. Problem with Ubuntu installation, photo of the screen attached. Also I've checked ...
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My hp 250 g4 shuts down in installation [duplicate]

hi all i am new to Ubuntu i want to install Ubuntu in my laptop hp 250 but it always shuts down in the first seconds and not installing i searched in the net and installed it with nomodeset my ...
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I am unable to boot into ubuntu something weird than purple screen

I don't understand this and when i boot into grub menu and edit quiet splash to nomodeset something like I/O error sda flags ....etc appears and doesn't boot. When I normally boot in without any ...
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Installation of NVDIA drivers on ASUS ZenBook 14 UX431FN-AN001T

I just installed ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS 64b on an ASUS ZenBook 14 UX431FN-AN001T using both Intel and NVIDIA GeForce MX150. I don't manage to use the nvidia graphic card and up to now, could use the ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 - Can't enable or select Nvidia card as default

I've been trying for weeks now to use my Laptop with an MX150 card to run some games in Ubuntu. But for some reason linux doesn't want to let me use it! Things I've tried: I've installed the latest ...
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Unable to install ubuntu: "Couldn't get size"

I want to completely get rid of Microsoft (thus Windows), and I really love the Ubuntu operating system and applications. I had Ubuntu installed before on my computer, and it worked perfectly. For ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 only boots in Recovery mode

It's an iMac, but it's been running ubuntu for maybe 5 years without serious issue. Not my computer, so I don't know how this problem started. With some web searching and guesses at where I should ...
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Ubuntu Wont boot for some reason

I have ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and after power black out, the system hangs at ubuntu logo. Infact bootable pendrive wont boot(same pendrive boots on a same system of my friend). I tried to boot using '...
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