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i installed Ubuntu 10.10 on my desktop computer, the live cd worked fine. my wifi worked there. but after installation completion i didnt get any screen. all black. nothing after the grub menu. i dettached my TP-Link TL-WN353G wireless PCI card and it worked fine. now what to do?
strange, the wifi card works fine on Ubuntu Live CD and on win XP. please guide
on the black screen press Ctrl+Alt+F1 to get the terminal.
log in and type the following command
sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
a wizard will shows up that allows you to change xorg settings. leave everything as it is until you get to the DRIVER section. select the "VESA" driver. you could also try the "NV" too. continue with leaving everything else as it is.
i gave up on Ubuntu last night. i was not only having this problem but another one also. like i said i could login when i removed my PCI wifi card. so i got into the gnome and within one minute an error occurred that my HDD has bad sectors. i have a Seagate HDD, i downloaded their tool to scan my HDD. it came up with nothing, no errors. i also used this other tool called HDD Regenerator. that also came up with nothing, no errors. XP runs fine, win7 runs fine. but Ubuntu kept on finding errors on my HDD. so i thought of not trying Ubuntu until i change my PC because i sensed that otherwise it would be a constant pain in the arse ...
thanks for helping out though. sorry i couldn't try your last ctrl+alt+F1 thing