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avinash546
January 19th, 2009, 05:24 AM
Hi

i m new to ubuntu, i gotta ubuntu 8.10 desktop edition from my friend and installed it in my computer with windows xp installed previously......but when i booted, after loading ubuntu, there was no display, the screen just fluctuates a bit and turns black......the same thing happened when i tried to run it live from cd..... plz help me out as i want to use ubuntu....

thanks in advance

my hardware configuration

intel pentium 4 HT technology
512 MB DDR ram
DVD Combo
Intel onboard display - 192 MB shared
Onboard Ethernet

If anybody could help, plz reply.....thanks

pmulgaonkar
January 20th, 2009, 12:18 AM
See if this helps: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1031844

Your problem might be a mismatch between the screen resolution that Ubuntu tries to set right after it loads.

--prasanna

avinash546
January 22nd, 2009, 11:00 AM
thanx for ur suggestion but it's not working.....

i tried pressing ctrl-f1 but nothing happened ,the screen was still black.....sometimes it flashes....