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September 7th, 2011, 08:25 AM
My ubuntu 11.10 and 11.04 not run on my laptop eMachines e725 (http://www.pricerunner.co.uk/pi/27-2591850/Laptop-Computers/Acer-eMachines-E725-443G32Mi-Intel-Pentium-T4400-2.2GHz-3GB-320GB-TFT15.6-DVDRW-Win-7-Home-Premium-Product-Info)and give me black screen? Please Help.
September 7th, 2011, 02:42 PM
11.04 (and probably 11.10 as well) don't like Intel GMA 4500 M graphics. Mine won't work either. Black screen when trying to install.
Try 10.10. Or 10.04 LTS. Both work well on my system.
September 7th, 2011, 03:03 PM
11.04 (and probably 11.10 as well) don't like Intel GMA 4500 M graphics.
Intel graphics are no longer supported in new kernel version?
September 7th, 2011, 03:15 PM
99% of Intel graphics are supported, just not this particular chip. It's a problem with the backlight. See this thread for some possible workarounds:
Or just use 10.10 or 10.04 (which is what I do).
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