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Old 05-28-2010, 06:07 AM   #1
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Ubuntu won't boot, plymouth issue?


I'm new to Linux, trying it out as an alternative to Windows.

I have created a bootable pendrive which had been working, but when I rebooted the 'Ubuntu' splash screen was larger, blockier than normal, then I am presented with a purple screen with nothing on it.

Not sure if it is frozen, cannot do anything at this stage, desktop doesn't launch.

Please help!
 
Old 05-28-2010, 08:05 AM   #2
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Old 05-28-2010, 08:37 AM   #3
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Question frozen?

@muckybucket
=> is there any mouse cursor?
=> are there lights blinking on your keyboard when you see the purple screen? (such as CAPS LOCK, SCROLL LOCK, ...)

What does CTRL+ALT+F1 (in PCLinuxOS it brings up a text-terminal, not completely sure it works in Ubuntu...)
 
Old 05-28-2010, 09:25 AM   #4
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Nothing on-screen, nothing flashing! Can't try your CTRL+ALT+F1 suggestion as I have flattened the drive to start again! Had only just built it anyway, so nothing lost there really. I suspect it was caused by nVidia/ATI drivers but not sure. Will try again an see what happens!
 
Old 05-30-2010, 06:55 AM   #5
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Arrow rebuilt

I am curious
 
Old 05-31-2010, 06:38 AM   #6
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Rebuilt, but trying out fedora now!
 
  


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