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Thread: dual boot windows 8 ubuntu freezes

  1. #1
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    dual boot windows 8 ubuntu freezes

    i own a laptop which had pre-installed windows 8.i installed ubuntu 12.04 64 bit.the problem is when is select ubuntu from the grub menu some times during the boot process ubuntu freezes(black screen) what should i do? .my laptop has i3 processor 3110 4 gb ram nvidia 630m 1 gb.i have displayed smart start of windows 8.

  2. #2
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    Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

    Re: dual boot windows 8 ubuntu freezes

    Is this a dual video system, Optimus?
    Did you install Bumblebee if it is?
    What brand laptop?

    nVidia Optimus and Ubuntu explained
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1657660
    Switchable Graphics is killing my Ubuntu Experience - see post #9
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1927317
    Optimus
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1657660
    Bumblebee:
    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee
    12.10 with bumblebee
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2077451
    NVIDIA Confirms It's Working On Optimus Linux Support - Aug 31, 2012
    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...tem&px=MTE3MzY
    Released 319.12 Beta April 2013
    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...tem&px=MTM0NzE
    For info on UEFI boot install & repair:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2147295
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  3. #3
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    Re: dual boot windows 8 ubuntu freezes

    yes it is nvidia optimus. i installed bumblebee.i will wait to see if the problem persists.the brand is turbox is a greek brand.

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