Questions tagged [nomodeset]

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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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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Cannot boot in fullscreen with ultrawide 21:9 monitor

I have a 3440x1440 21:9 monitor and I struggled a lot to boot without adding "nomodeset" setting in grub. I am on ubuntu desktop 20.10 with AMD 5500xt GPU and a ryzen 7 AMD CPU. My problem ...
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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 - removed “quiet splash” from Grub, but what with battery life?

I encountered an error during startup, which I solved removing "quiet splash" from grub, following this question: Ubuntu 19.04 Freeze at loading DELL E6430 i5 - nomodeset didn't work ...
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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 freezes at booting

Ubuntu was installed normally. Then, when I started after the installation, Ubuntu froze at booting. I added the nomodeset command in the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT of the etc/default/grub file. Then, ...
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Splash screen conflicts with other settigns causing Ubuntu 20.04 to hang while booting when using NVIDIA 450 drivers

Ubuntu 20.04; Dell Precision 7540; NVIDIA Quadro T1000; NVIDIA driver 450.80.02 PROCEDURE GRUB -> Advanced Options -> (recovery mode) -> root Drop to root shell prompt sudo nano /etc/default/...
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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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Cant boot without nomodeset and radeon.modeset=0 and second of is mixture of colours in game so videocard/gpu? 20.04 / FLICKERING post 2

Alright so lets start, first of is the block of booting 20.04 directly through the grub menu pressing ubuntu*, i just get black screens. Now after some research i got to the point of finding nomodeset,...
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Screen Blinking after update of ubuntu 18.04

Yesterday I updated my ubuntu after reboot the boot menu started blinking black and grey and doesn't start . After search I changed my grub file from GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash"...
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Cant boot without nomodeset and radeon.modeset=0 and second of is mixture of colours in game so videocard/gpu? 20.04 / FLICKERING

Alright so lets start, first of is the block of booting 20.04 directly through the grub menu pressing ubuntu*, i just get black screens. Now after some research i got to the point of finding nomodeset,...
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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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Nomodeset Fixes black screen but it disables driver

OS: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS x86_64 CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 (1) @ 3.811GHz GPU: AMD ATI Radeon RX 5600 OEM/5600 Memory: 16gb MOBO : Asus ROG Strix B450f I've had the typical problem of black screen at boot. I ...
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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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Ubuntu 20.04 installation issue

I am currently using Windows Processor: AMD E350D APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics 1.60GHz; RAM: 2 GB I was trying to install Ubuntu 20.04 with the bootable flash drive. After I insert the USB in PC, ...
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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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Cant change brightness?

At first i get the blank screen error at boot time.** Then i set grub to "quiet splash nomodeset".** The blank screen error solved but now my brightess is not changing. I installed brightness-...
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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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Ubuntu freezes at boot. freezes at purple screen. Broken laptop nvidia graphics card

My graphics card (Nvidia Geforce 940mx) had stopped working a while ago (Code 43 in windows).As it is a laptop im not able to remove it. Since then whenever I try to login into Ubuntu 18.04, it gets ...
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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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Can't use splash screen on Ubuntu 20.04

I can't use the splash screen feature on Ubuntu 20.04. If I don't change on the grub to "nomodeset", my system simply doesn't login. If I use "quiet splash" before or after the "nomodeset", I get the ...
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How do I get to grub screen to edit nomodeset?

I recently followed a video on YouTube to fix the black screen/purple screen loading. Ahem. Noob here. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Tg4fWsFPzSE It didn't work. My screen icons got tiny. My work... ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 boot problem after editing grub file

So I understand that "quiet splash" could be replaced by nomodeset and is a temporary fix. I have already edited the grub file as suggested for a more permanent fix as can be shown in the attached ...
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Ubuntu blank screen after software update 18.04

I originally had a stretched screen so I updated Nvidia drivers and a system update as well. Then I rebooted and I just got a black screen. Following what what was said from years ago I pressed ‘e’ ...
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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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Bad graphics without nomodeset on in Ubuntu 18.04

When I installed the OS, the screen was flickering making it virtually non-usable. I put nomodeset in the grub file and it stopped, but now I can't do things like dual-screen or use a night light even ...
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Installing ubuntu on NVIDIA graphic laptop

I wanna ask you guys how to install ubuntu on Nvidia laptop. Heres my laptop spec: Processor : Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ Processor  Graphics : NVidia GeForce GTX 950M 2GB DDR5 Windows installed ...
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Need to know a graphics enabled laptop that installs ubuntu

Does anyone know a laptop with a decent Nvidia or AMD graphics card that installs Ubuntu out of the box, or with minimal tweaking? I am going nuts with my new Lenovo E485 with Ryzen + AMD graphics. ...
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Keyboard and mouse are extremely slow / lagging in Ubuntu 18.04's login screen

I have just installed Ubuntu 18.04 in a computer that has an ASRock EP2C602-4L/D16 motherboard with two Intel Xeon E5-2660v2 CPUs and 128 Gb of DDR3 RAM. Ubuntu is installed in a 1Tb SSD. Everything ...