Xubuntu 14.04 doesn't boot
lentonp at gmail.com
Fri Apr 18 16:32:59 UTC 2014
I don't know what causes the problem but I do know a workaround as I had
a similar problem with an earlier version of *buntu.
When you see the keyboard symbol, hit Esc and this will take you too an
old style text screen asking you what you would like to do.
Press F6 to go to advanced options and select nomodeset.
You should be able to use as normal and install like you did on the
After installation if you get the same problem you can force grub by
holding Shift at startup, press 'e' to edit the relevant line on grub
and add nomodeset after the 'quiet splash' line.
Ctrl + X will boot with those options and you should be sorted.
On 18/04/14 17:01, Richard Elkins wrote:
> If you have not yet done so, please file a bug report, providing as
> many details as possible. For example, there are many HP Pavilion
> dv6-xxxx models so which one? What is the nature of the "hybrid
> Please email me the bug report number once it is filed. I am going to
> try and find a dvx locally here in Dallas that has as close to your
> situation as possible and see if I can reproduce this unfortunate
> occurrence independently.
> On 04/18/2014 10:01 AM, Lutz Andersohn wrote:
>> If you think it's "developer spam", you misunderstood my meaning:
>> It's a BUG in the just released LTS version
>> *Lutz Andersohn*
>> lutz.andersohn at gmail.com
>> (925) 784 1565
>> D-19318, AFF-I
>> http://www.linkedin.com/pub/1/b65/2b6 Public key ID: 0x9620D1A6
>> On 04/18/2014 09:03 AM, Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
>>> On 18/04/14 16:45, Lutz Andersohn wrote:
>>>> I just tried to boot from the Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit DVD on my laptop
>>>> (HP Pavillion dv6, i7 CPU, hybrid graphics) and I get nothing:
>>>> booting starts, I get the little keboard symbol at the bottom on
>>>> the screen and then blackness. I don't get the screen selecting
>>>> between "Try" and "Install".
>>>> The same DVD installed fine on a Dell Inspiron tower earlier.
>>>> Pls help!
>>>> *Lutz Andersohn*
>>>> lutz.andersohn at gmail.com
>>>> (925) 784 1565
>>>> D-19318, AFF-I
>>>> http://www.linkedin.com/pub/1/b65/2b6 Public key ID: 0x9620D1A6
>>> Let's keep this thread in the xubuntu-users list, no need to spam
>>> the developer list with support questions.
>>> Pasi Lallinaho (knome) »http://open.knome.fi/
>>> Leader of Shimmer Project and Xubuntu »http://shimmerproject.org/
>>> Graphic artist, webdesigner, Ubuntu member »http://xubuntu.org/
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