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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    Thank you for sticking with me as well. I really appreciate your help. To be honest, I am starting to like 13.04 a bit, although the first thing I did is uninstall a bunch bloatware crap it came with...
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    I gave in and installed 13.04 amd64 and everything just worked. It is sad that I couldnt get the system to work with 12.04 LTS which I thought would also support new hardware. Oh well.
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    Thanks a lot for your help! I really appreciate it. I'm taking a break from getting Ubuntu to work after having working on it for the past 9 hours, so my responses will not be as quick. I was also...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    Hey,

    So none of the other stuff really worked. I was able to get a GUI just once and login but that's it. After I rebooted its the same story again. I got tired of it and decided to reinstall the...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    OK! definetly progressing here! After I did the nomodeset I am able to get a shell with login name and I am able to login into my account in shell. However, when I run startx I get an error. Its too...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    I will try that in a bit. But afte running your commands we have a progress! It's still not working, however instead of a blank screen after selecting Ubuntu 12.04 from the grub menu, I am getting...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    Actually I have tried nomodset as well. If you check my first post, I link to a website from where I got the information in number 2 of the things I tried. Although I have not tried that since the...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    I have my laptop, but for stuff like pasting my xorg.conf file it is much easier for me to boot into liveCD and mount my SSD and just copy and paste it to the post rather than seeing and typing it...
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    I will try that in a bit. It takes a while to boot into liveCD and back into recovery mode. As per your earlier suggestions I was able to read/edit my xorg.conf file. I will paste it here in case it...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    I joined in 2006 as linuxnovice, I not a novice anymore. I am a computer science P.hD student who does all his work in linux but likes games as well, hence the windows dual boot :) .
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    Indeed it is. But like I said hopefully we can figure it out. I did try to swtich to a text terminal after getting a blank screen but it wouldn't work as well which is very puzzling.
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    I agree. Because after running just "mount" when in recovery mode this is what I got:



    So it seems that my SSD which is /dev/sd5 gets mounted properly. Now, if its an xorg prolbem, I still...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    How do I check is my disks are mounted?
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    When I run startx when on recovery mode I get this error:

    X: user not authorized to run the X server, aborting.
    xinit: giving up
    xinit: unable to connect to X server: No such file or directory...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    I dont have X in recovery just shell. As for accesing things normally, there is a shell and my home folder is there and I am able to apt-get update/upgrade and install stuff. But like I said no X and...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    Hey,

    Thanks a lot for your help. I did what you suggested, and when I ran disk utility, my SSD was not mounted. But I thought thats how it should be when running on live CD? I mounted and took a...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    Update:

    I mentioned earlier that I installed the nvidia driver directly from the nvidia website for linux x86_64. However, it is still not working. So I installed the driver nvidia-319 which was...
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    Update:

    Ok here is where I am at how after taking into consideration CeejRab's advice. I reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 (again!) on my SSD along side Windows 7 with a Swap of 2GB on the same drive. I...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    I actually did not know that Ext4 on SSD is bad. I just reinstalled Ubuntu with 1G swap on my SSD but I used Ext4. In any case it still gives me a blank screen. Is it possible to just disable...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    Thanks a lot for your reply. The swap partition size is a suggestion by a friend. I will be using this computer for my P.hD computer science research and he suggested that there might be some...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    Update:

    Hey,

    I downloaded the nvidia linux x64 drivers for my graphics from here and put it on a flash drive. I booted into the Ubuntu 12.04 live cd and mounted the flash drive and the ssd...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    Update:

    Hey,

    I have been working on this problem and just wanted to update my progress so that you guys had the latest information. I was able to boot into recovery mode and get root access....
  23. [SOLVED] Blank screen after booting (details in post)

    Hey,

    Blank screen after booting is a very vague title, but please bear with me as I explain the details of my problem and the number of solutions I have tried. I built a new computer yesterday,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: bootloader problem 12.04 install

    Hey guys,

    Sorry for the late reply. I booted using the livecd and chose to install the OS again by using the custom option. I created / and /home fresh and everything worked out fine. Grub got...
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    [ubuntu] bootloader problem 12.04 install

    Hi,

    I was dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04 on a Gateway desktop pc. I wanted to install Ubuntu 12.04. I tend to do fresh installs and not upgrades. When I poped in the live CD (usb) I was...
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