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Old 10-22-2012, 06:14 AM   #1
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Unhappy Upgrade UBUNTU 12.04 to 12.10 (failure)

I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a exterior disc when upgrading to 12.10 all went well until a message saying that the Graphics card was not compatible, and that it will work slowly which I accepted. Upon the necessary restart I get the message that the Graphics card is incompatible I click o.k. and get a choice, but, I cannot click anything or move the choice. I have to click Escape to clear the screen. which restarts and the same procedure appears. I can use Windows 7 (which I do not like) or an old copy of Linux Mint. Do I have to format everything to be able to use Ubuntu 12.10
Any helpful information would be appreciated
Frednurt (An OAP who is not computer literate)
Old 10-22-2012, 08:20 AM   #2
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What graphics card you are using? You may check these links for some hints about your problem:
Old 10-22-2012, 09:08 AM   #3
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Try adding "nomodeset" to the boot options.
Old 10-30-2012, 06:01 AM   #4
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Ubuntu upgrade

Thanks for the info, but, I have decided to format both the Internal and external discs, then, start over again.
Your help was much appreciated.
Thanks, Frednurt.


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