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  1. Re: Boot Repair broken? No advanced options, means it is incapable of doing anything?

    Do you happen to know specifically which file or files I should check, and which command(s)? I must confess I'm not even really sure what an application (like Boot Repair) is actually composed of, in...
  2. Boot Repair broken? No advanced options, means it is incapable of doing anything?

    I'm not sure if I'm understanding it right, but what options you see in Advanced Options for Boot Repair, are really all it is capable of? And so, it's really not doing anything for me (which is what...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.04.2 AMD Graphics Driver installation troubles

    Should I make a new thread with more accurate/descriptive title, and more concise explanation of the problem? I don't want to spam.

    My problem at present is this: bad graphics driver preventing...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.04.2 AMD Graphics Driver installation troubles

    Well, i very stupidly went ahead with it (activating the 'prototype' restricted driver), and the results were just next to the worst possible. I'm in Windows8 again now, because Ubuntu will not boot...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.04.2 AMD Graphics Driver installation troubles

    I am back on linux and just tried this recommendation from the previous thread. Below is the response;

    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information......
  6. [ubuntu] Ubuntu 12.04.2 AMD Graphics Driver installation troubles

    I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 to my Lenovo G585 laptop; this laptop has an AMD Radeon 6310 graphics card. After downloading and installing over 300MB of stuff, including the 'restricted' AMD driver,...
  7. Re: boot failure after big first post-install update. boot-repair created two ubuntus

    Ok, i'm going to get moving on getting a graphics driver, again. Specifically I think I will follow the advice of...
  8. Re: boot failure after big first post-install update. boot-repair created two ubuntus

    haha thanks for your concern, but i've been running with well under 10% free space for a long while now. I was a bit concerned about potential trouble letting it fall briefly under 4 gigs (3 gigs of...
  9. Re: boot failure after big first post-install update. boot-repair created two ubuntus

    @oldfred thanks, that is what I will be looking at next, and I'm sure your links will prove a good starting point, when i actually get back on this project later today or tomorrow.

    just a quick...
  10. Re: boot failure after big first post-install update. boot-repair created two ubuntus

    http://s11.postimage.org/6vv1ceo3n/victory.png

    now to actually get it to run, instead of freezing at the load screen. OldFred would you care to elaborate any more about the driver issue?
  11. Re: boot failure after big first post-install update. boot-repair created two ubuntus

    Yeah something crazy like that is what i figured, and why I have never touched it. Will continue my hands-off policy.


    I didn't get any of that, but I'll remember to recheck this post later when...
  12. Re: boot failure after big first post-install update. boot-repair created two ubuntus

    Thank you for your help oldfred, but sorry I couldn't get back in time to say; booting again! by disabling the graphics driver (in jockey-text), which apparently had been partially (corruptly)...
  13. boot failure after big first post-install update. boot-repair created two ubuntus?!

    After way too much hassle with UEFI settings I got ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS installed and working pretty well; multiple shut-downs and restarts without issue. Windows would not boot from grub2 (and still...
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