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Old 09-12-2010, 12:47 AM   #1
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Unhappy I cannot boot up ubuntu..i get a weird msg(pic of the msg included) please help :(

Ok, so here is my problem.
I downloaded Ubuntu from the following website;
The downloading went smoothly (no errors). After it was done downloading, it asked me to reboot my laptop, which i did. Then i was shown a screen which asked me if i would like to login to Windows 7 or Ubuntu. When i choose Ubuntu i get the following error message;
Some people suggested it was only "loading" and that i should wait a while and see what happens. I did. I waited for at least half an hour and nothing changed.
Then some people suggested i should re-install it. I did. I tried un-installing and installing it again at least 5 times with no luck. My laptop is Toshiba sat. l650d if that is any help. If you have experienced this problem or know how to fix it i would really appreciate your help.

Last edited by debz480; 09-12-2010 at 01:48 AM. Reason: i hope this explains my situation better..
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Hi, welcome to LQ!

While tech-talk may be beyond you, you might be able
to use English. Can you please use spelt out words,
capitalisation and punctuation?

That would make it easier for us to comprehend your
problem - I for one certainly find your post very
hard to read.

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Originally Posted by debz480 View Post
what happens is when i restart my computer, i get the option of choosing windows or ubuntu..n when i choose ubuntu theres a count down thing that tells me its 'downloading' or 'setting it up'..n then it takes me to the screen where i can scrool up n down which everybody gets when they run the program(dont know how to explain it but theres options of ubuntu,ubuntu'recovery mode' windows 7 n so what kind of ubuntu option i takes me to the same exat screen thats pictured above..and i cant seem to get rid of it.
What you described is Ubuntu's Recovery mode. I never used Wubi before, but can you edit the boot menu? If you can tell us what's on the "linux" line. If it has the word "single" (without quotes), then just backspace over it.

I think Wubi uses windows boot manager. Those errors messages looks as though Ubuntu didn't get installed correctly.
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First of all, I already reported the original post, as it violates the English-only rule.

Secondly, installing Ubuntu via Wubi is bound to be loaded with bugs, some extremely critical. Try rebooting and partitioning and you'll be all set.


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