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Old 12-09-2009, 08:20 PM   #1
harish4linux
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UBUNTU blank screen on Lenova G550


Hi every one...

I am having a new Lenova G550 laptop i am trying to install UBUNTU on it when i try to select the option boot from live cd or to install directly, after the selection the screen goes blank.
I connected to the external monitor then i can see the screen and it got booted completely. This is happening only with UBUNTU not with any other linux like FEDORA, KNOPIX etc....
please some one help regarding the issue.........
 
Old 12-09-2009, 10:17 PM   #2
nomnex
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What Ubuntu version (I assume it's 9.10)?
Do you have an Intel GMA onboard video chip?

If you do, go there for a fix: http://www.linlap.com/wiki/lenovo+g550
and there for the bug report: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+s...el/+bug/432198

Hope that help?

Last edited by nomnex; 12-09-2009 at 10:42 PM.
 
  


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