ubuntu fails to boot
Hi all. I seem to need help.
Overnight, my ubuntu installation appears to have developed a major problem. It fails to boot.
To be more exact, the computer starts normally when switched on, but it takes ages for the GRUB screen to appear. Once I choose for it to boot in Ubuntu, it switches to a purple screen (no loading indicator, just purple), or occasionally to a black screen with a flashing cursor. After that, nothing happens.
I have tried to boot through recovery mode, but that does not work either.
This problem occurred suddenly, literally overnight. I think the evening before, ubuntu performed some updates. I run on a dual install with Windows 7, which I hardly ever use (I do right now, of course).
Can anyone suggest what I might do about this?
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