View Full Version : [ubuntu] Failed Installation

February 4th, 2009, 11:39 PM
I installed ubuntu on my Compaq and when i turn it on it goes to the splash screen and then a black screen. Ubuntu has never worked on that computer. I have also tried to reinstall it and it didnt work.

February 4th, 2009, 11:59 PM
please upload all the technical info u can find about u'r computer
it might help

if u starting safe mode and in the root shell type
#> startx

what is the result ?