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  1. Re: Can I ask Linux to boot live CD with specific video settings?

    I didn't realise I could add more than one boot option to the boot parameters on the edit line!

    So I could perhaps tell it to boot with -- nomodeset noacpi vga=XXX

    Do you think it is possible...
  2. Can I ask Linux to boot live CD with specific video settings?

    This is a bit of a specific one for getting my installation running from a Live CD, so please bear with me.

    I have tried various different Linux distros on an old screen with integrated barebones...
  3. Re: No way of accessing advanced boot options in GRUB

    Really helpful thanks oldfred!

    I did managed to get a bit further but ran into more issues related to video settings :(

    I've all but given up although I'm planning on starting a thread to ask...
  4. Re: No way of accessing advanced boot options in GRUB

    Is there any way I can make it boot to GRUB instead of the Live Session text menu?

    I have followed the exact same steps as in http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfEbsf06IwU this video, but when they...
  5. Re: No way of accessing advanced boot options in GRUB

    Hi Graham,

    Thanks for the clarification, that sheds some light on the direction I'm supposed to be heading in.

    Unfortunately, I just cannot get into the advanced menu as there seems ot be no...
  6. Re: No way of accessing advanced boot options in GRUB

    The problem is I don't get any tiny icons at the bottom of my screen!

    I turn the Pc on, it is set to boot to USB and I am taken straight to the menu screen with nothing before it.

    It looks like...
  7. Re: No way of accessing advanced boot options in GRUB

    Ok maybe I'm getting confused with my nomenclature or something. Here are the steps I have carried out:

    I downloaded the iso image from the ubuntu website.
    I wrote it to my usb stick using the...
  8. Re: No way of accessing advanced boot options in GRUB

    Thanks for the reply.

    The machine I'm trying to install it on is pre-UEFI and when testing it on my Win 8.1 machine I am doing so with legacy boot and secure boot off, so again no UEFI.

    When...
  9. No way of accessing advanced boot options in GRUB

    Hi,

    I'm experiencing a rather weird problem and I can't for the life of me figure out what's going on!

    I'm trying to put Ubuntu, or one of its derivatives onto an old wall mounted screen with...
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    [ubuntu] Help with Multiple Single Desktops

    Hello all,

    I'm relatively new to Ubuntu, and although I'm loving every minute of it, I get myself a bit mixed up at time. Please bear with me.

    In my work environment, where I'm running Ubuntu...
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    Re: Tutorial Installing Ubuntu 10.04 on PS3

    Hello everyone.

    I've been doing a lot of reading recently on installing Ubuntu on the PS3. I know I'm a little bit late on joining the action but I was wondering if it is still possible to make...
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