View Full Version : [ubuntu] Cannot Graphically install linux

September 24th, 2008, 02:29 AM
Hey Everyone

I am having some trouble trying to install Ubuntu on my desktop PC. I previously had Ubuntu on my computer and was attempting to install Fedora over Ubuntu and I had a problem with my boot grub. But now I am trying to reinstall Ubuntu on the machine and now when I get to the part where you typically get the graphical portion of the install I have green and black and blue and orange boxes all over the screen and it is a mess. Does this have something to do with a xorg.conf file? Also right before this occurs I see that the Ubuntu recognizes my video card. However Windows does still work so I do not know what the cause may be.


September 24th, 2008, 05:51 AM
1) What is your video card?

2) Sometimes the alternate cd will work where the Live CD fails. Just click the box below the green arrow on Ubuntu's download site (http://ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download). It is text-based, but very easy to install.

September 24th, 2008, 05:34 PM
I have an nvidia 6800. However last week I was not having a problem. I had ubuntu running. Now that I have fedora somewhat installed it is causing more problems.