07-20-2011 06:32 AM
Hi All ,
I have HP pavilion dv6 laptop with internal SATA hard drive (hitachi HTS725032A9A364). I tried installing ubuntu in my laptop, but am not able to succeed.
I have tried to install ubuntu-11.04-desktop-amd64. mine is 64 bit processor, with 3gb ram,
any idea, i am only getting blank screen after booting ubuntu and after entering install ubuntu i get black blank screen.
I tried to install ubuntu as a application inside windows, but i am not getting it to work.
Thanks in advance....
07-21-2011 06:21 AM
How exactly do you install Ubuntu? Using wubi or a proper fresh install? The black screen means that your graphics card is not compatible with the xorg.conf file on Ubuntu. It's mostly related to the screen resolution - graphics card and how the system handle it.
Create a set of recovery disks before you start doing things like this. You never know when you going to need it..
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12-06-2011 07:47 PM
Hi, I've been attempting to do the same things, I've tried it with ubuntu, and fedora, and neither will work! I have the black screen issue on this computer, do you know how to fix that?I've been trying to run it off of a dvd or flash drive but I can't get that to work either. Thanks for the help if you get this!!
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