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deeppow
June 25th, 2012, 09:40 PM
Download the 64bit version of 12.04 and created a disc. Boot from it and get the initial purple screen but then nothing but a blinking cursor. ??

Thanks for any assistance.

wilee-nilee
June 25th, 2012, 09:51 PM
Check if using nomodeset gets it booted.
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1613132

deeppow
June 26th, 2012, 03:24 AM
Gets me a little further but after setting nomodeset it goes black again.

I am running an nVidia card (680).

deeppow
June 26th, 2012, 01:55 PM
Folks,

Gotta say that I've used Ubuntu on and off for a significant number of years and instead of becoming easier to install it has become more difficult.

deeppow
June 26th, 2012, 03:17 PM
Have tried to work down through the sticky above and still get black screens, e.g. vga771.

dino99
June 26th, 2012, 05:16 PM
maybe you still have a xorg.conf, delete it, now the kernel directly deal with X.

deeppow
June 26th, 2012, 07:56 PM
maybe you still have a xorg.conf, delete it, now the kernel directly deal with X.

Would this be in the installation files on the CD built from the iso? Not sure how to go about deleting it.