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Old 07-02-2014, 10:38 AM   #1
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade glitch


I have just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. When I initially open the program I get a blank screen. I am able to open the program by going though the advanced options tab and running the recovery program but I would rather not have to do that each time I turn on the computer. Could anyone offer advice as how to fix this?

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Old 07-02-2014, 01:01 PM   #2
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If you mean you boot up to a blank screen, is it absolutely blank or is there a blinking cursor in the top left corner?

If the cursor is there, try pressing Ctrl+Alt+F1. This gives you a root terminal. Sign in with your name and password, then at the next prompt type "startx" (with no quotation marks).

No guarantees, but worth a try.
 
Old 07-02-2014, 03:03 PM   #3
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade glitch

When I boot up, I get the GRUB list but if I choose Ubuntu, at first I get the Ubuntu logo, then the desktop, but it turns into a screen full of diagonal lines...I can only boot up using the recovery menu...
 
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Maybe try nomodeset?
 
Old 07-03-2014, 09:30 AM   #5
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Maybe try nomodeset?
How do I do nomodest?
 
  


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