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    [SOLVED] Re: black boot screen after update

    OK fixed it.

    First, thank you for bringing up the term "Chrooting", I searched for it and followed directions from this page http://www.tuxation.com/chrooting-into-a-linux-environment.html to use...
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    [SOLVED] Re: black boot screen after update

    I have said it, I took the updates without uninstalling the nVidia driver first. I know this is not the way to do it but leading to an unbootable system is a bit ridiculous. I think the Ubuntu...
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    [SOLVED] Re: black boot screen after update

    Thank you for your answer.

    After GRUB can't get in ... stays at black screen, while at the black screen the Ctrl+Alt+F1 doesn't work. I tried entering in "recovering mode" second GRUB choice and...
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    [SOLVED] black boot screen after update

    Hello,

    I have Ubuntu 10.11 Desktop. I didn't take updates for 2 months and was at kernel 3.0.23-generic. I also installed back then the nVidia driver directly from nVidia. Today took the update...
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    [ubuntu] 11.10 installing boost 1.49 directly?

    Hello,

    I need boost 1.49 and I see my Ubuntu installation only has 1.46:


    $ dpkg --get-selection | grep boostI just downloaded boost 1.49 and installed it using the commands:



    $...
  6. Re: easiest way to revert/upgrade to a specific kernel version?

    thank you.
  7. easiest way to revert/upgrade to a specific kernel version?

    Hello,

    What is the easiest way to revert back to an older kernel version?

    If I do a fresh install, what's the easiest path to update to a specific kernel version?

    I have two machines and...
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    [ubuntu] 11.10 won't boot after latest updates

    Hello,

    After taking the latest updates this morning, my Ubuntu 11.10 installation won't boot anymore. I see the Ubuntu logo on boot but stays so indefinitely.

    How can I fix this? besides that I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: can't install latest nvidia driver

    Just pressing the old Power button did the trick. Now I can see my two screens enabled and working with the same system menu options on the top right corner, though for one of the Displays the menu...
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    [SOLVED] Re: can't install latest nvidia driver

    Hi bogan,

    Thank you very much! Separate from the "Unknown" issue, I could not see my other Display enabled and this is the root of why I needed the driver.

    Using "nvidia-xconfig" managed to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: can't install latest nvidia driver

    Hello bogan,

    I should have listened to you :( the apt-get route destroyed my installation and ended having to reinstall Ubuntu entirely.

    Now I have my system up and running again without these...
  12. [ubuntu] rollback custom PPA installations possible?

    Hello,

    I had to recently install the X-updates PPA in order to get the driver for my nVidia 670 card installed and working properly. The problem is that as side effect and after receiving all the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: can't install latest nvidia driver

    Thank you bogan, it is good to have this choice but after thinking about it I decided to take the apt-get path, better integrated, get tested stuff at least that's my impression but I am an Ubuntu...
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    [SOLVED] Re: can't install latest nvidia driver

    Excellent! thank you! I got my other Display up and running in no time :)

    I preferred using apt-get so I get "Ubuntu tested drivers".

    Many thanks!
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    [SOLVED] can't install latest nvidia driver

    Hello,

    I just put together a new Desktop and installed Ubuntu 11.10 into a SSD drive. My Desktop has a new nVidia 670 GTX card and Ubuntu won't recognize it. I see "Unknown" in the Display...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installer Freezes Immediately

    Hi there!

    So this is how it worked for me in detail (I had to reinstall Ubuntu today):

    MBP 17'' Mid 2009 Lion latest on Intel 2 Core Duo, Ubuntu 12.04

    1) Place Ubuntu CD
    2) restart Mac OS...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installer Freezes Immediately

    I remember it worked for me to first do "Try Ubuntu" and once I was in, then I started the installation process. Maybe you can try this as well. Are you sure you set the nomodeset correctly? if you...
  18. [all variants] Re: [SOLVED] New kernel driver for the BCM5974 touchpad (Macbook Air, Penryn)

    Hello,

    I tried several suggestions like the one on the first page and doesn't work in Ubuntu 12.04. The system update fails and the later installation fails as well.

    I have a MBP 5,2 and the...
  19. [other] HD clone for MBP dual boot Mac OS X & Ubuntu?

    Hello,

    After tons of work setting up the dual boot environment to my heart's content, is there an easy way to clone my full SSD disk as is including all configurations, partitions, Boot partitions...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installer Freezes Immediately

    Hi there!

    I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my MBP 17'' 64b Intel 2 Core Duo 5,2 Mid 2009 running latest OS X Lion.

    I was having the same problem until I found this guide, and this is the...
  21. Re: Ubuntu bootloader doesn't work, how to remove it?

    Hello Kallun,

    Thank you for your detailed answer, I was actually trying to avoid rEFIt but is ok now it works very nicely.

    Best regards,
    Giovanni
  22. Ubuntu bootloader doesn't work, how to remove it?

    Hello,

    I have a MBP 17'' mid 2009 version 5,2

    I managed to install Ubuntu latest 12.04 Desktop in dual boot.

    The Ubuntu bootloader doesn't work, I can choose and enter only to Ubuntu but not...
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