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Old 05-26-2012, 09:47 PM   #1
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Mint 11 Black Bars


Ive been running Mint 11 on my friends computer and it works great and I try to put it on my computer as a live boot and I get two black bars on the screen, is this because Im running it as a live boot or because of the specs on my system? Im using a Toshiba Satellite l505-s6946 with an Intel Core 2 Dup T6400, 3 GB SDRAM, and a 320GB Hard Drive. Is there any way I can remedy this?
 
Old 05-27-2012, 07:17 AM   #2
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http://thedaneshproject.com/posts/ub...n-boot-solved/
 
Old 05-27-2012, 12:07 PM   #3
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I tried to look at the link and it came up blocked, Im at job corps right now so my web access is kinda limited
 
Old 05-27-2012, 01:04 PM   #4
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Try these steps if you are experiencing a blank screen during boot or install of Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal.

1. LiveCD boots into a blank screen.

When you see the boot menu when you boot LiveCD, hit F6 and select the “nomodeset” option.

2. Boots into a blank screen after install.

Reboot and keep your finger on the “SHIFT” key till you get the grub menu. Highlight the first entry and replace “quiet splash” with “nomodeset” . Hit CTRL + X to continue booting. Once logged in install the latest Graphics drivers. System -> Administration -> Additional Drivers
 
Old 05-27-2012, 02:13 PM   #5
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Im not getting a completely blanks creen, I shouldve specified more, my problem is that the aspect ratio is off and the desktop doesnt fill the whole screen
 
Old 05-27-2012, 06:19 PM   #6
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it is a matter of resolution/Monitor settings.try adjusting the resolution
which desktop environment do you use?
do u have CompizConfig ? on your system ?
 
Old 06-04-2012, 06:29 PM   #7
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Its Mint 11 LXDE and Idk if I do or not I havent looked that deep into the system
 
  


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