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Old 02-24-2011, 01:32 PM   #1
divaniti
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need help in installing Ubuntu


i have dell inspiron 1564:
VGA: intel HD
bios: Dell Inc. A01
when the welcome screen of the installation appears i press on "install ubuntu" then i get a black screen and nothing happens
any help?
 
Old 02-24-2011, 01:52 PM   #2
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Came across this:

http://jlorenzen.blogspot.com/2009/0...ng-ubuntu.html

Does this help?
 
Old 02-24-2011, 02:11 PM   #3
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Did you check your md5 checksum? I have had this issue happen to me befor and that was my issue. My ISO checksum passed but I got a bad burn.
 
Old 02-24-2011, 02:16 PM   #4
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Have you tried using Ubuntu in "live" mode for a while before installing? It's better to deal with any potential problems (like a video driver problem for example) before you start the install process.
 
  


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