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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    Alright, I burned a new 10.04 iso, booted into demo mode with no problems, and then did the install from there.

    I now have lovely, 16x9 resolution.

    One problem so far, when I first logged into...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    I think I would bite off trying to fix my 10.04 upgrade install if I was at home and could easily refer to the interweb on another workstation. But since I am not at home this week, I think I will...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    since I am in a different physical location right now, I don't have another pc to work from while troubleshooting and easily translate the steps and results I am taking. I will have to go back and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    suppose the first troubleshooting step is to see if the xserver is actually running or not...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    I just saw this thread while searching on "gateway laptop display" LOL.

    I did the upgrade to 10.04 earlier today and have been wrestling with it off and on since.

    The initial upgrade attempt...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    I may just get 10.04.
    I don't have any thing installed on this laptop, app wise. No biggie to upgrade and see what happens. Will let you know how it works out.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    here is the resource I ran across earlier
    link

    this probably accomplishes the same thing as moving up to 10.04; kernel upgrade that fixes the resolution issue.
    I am currently using 9.10
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    so I couldn't really find much of use in the Win7 Devices applet.
    It is a core i3. Would appear, on the Wiki, to be the one right next to "Mobile" and "Arrandale", the Core I3-3X0M, in the GMA HD...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    it is a core i3, well it is labeled as that on the case. But I have heard some shipped with core i5.
    I will go back to windows and dig around. 2 days of experience with Win7 doesn't equal 10 with...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Arrandale DRAM Controller (rev 12)
    00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Arrandale Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 12)
    00:16.0...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    Win7 boots extremely fast (at least for now), about as fast Ubuntu, so I can get out of one and into the other pretty quickly.

    Yes, it the resolution is 1600x900 in Win7.

    Officially, it is an...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    Screen 0: minimum 800 x 600, current 1024 x 768, maximum 1024 x 768
    default connected 1024x768+0+0 0mm x 0mm
    1024x768 61.0*
    800x600 61.0
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    1024x768 is the max I can currently select.

    My first Linux install was a couple of months ago. I think I surveyed a few distros and Ubuntu seemed to be very popular for ease of use. I didn't...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    this is my original, functional xorg.conf file that is in use now:
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    Section "Device"
    Identifier "Configured Video...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    Alright, I am back, posting from my original install. Yeehaw

    I did create another iso cd, booted into demo mode, and restored my original xorg.conf file.

    My original iso cd may have been...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Gateway nv7915u: Screen Res & Audio problems

    so is upgrading the kernel working well for you?

    I have the same machine as you but am having display issues, as in no display on the Ubuntu partitions of a dual boot with Win7 setup.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    I was thinking about this while driving around at lunch time.

    Trying to run the demo shouldn't look at any configured setting on the laptop's hard drive, right? It should be running purely from...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    I believe the graphics are integrated/onboard. The processor is an Intel I3.

    Oddly, you can run lspci in the Grub shell but it doesn't seem as detailed as I recall when running in Ubuntu. lspci...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    I have tried combinations of ctrl+alt+F1 with no luck.

    The only screen I can access to type the commands into reads (exactly) as follows:
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    Yes, I would think it would boot from the cd, but it just goes to the blank screen when choosing any options on what I have been referring to as the "cd boot screen". That is the screen that appears...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    Interesting, I had a similar issue with my first Ubuntu foray a few months ago.

    I installed XUbuntu on an old x386 machine with an ancient Nvidia card. When I ran the software update for the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    Seems like one of the cryptic commands listed in the Grub2 shell may be able to wipe out the partition. You can certainly id the partitions in there...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    And just so I don't lead anyone astray with the translation of my problem, I can still boot up with the cd, it is just after choosing any of the options (Install, Demo - those aren't the exact...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    Hey, I really appreciate all the help. I will try this as soon as I can (may be a few days due to other commitments).

    Win7 still boots and runs with no display problems, BTW, on the same laptop.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen question

    Yep, everything worked fine. I just couldn't leave well enough alone and had to try getting the resolution a bit prettier...
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