Ubuntu doesnt work with normal graphics. I need to use safe graphic. How to solve?

Since ubuntu 8.10 I cant use ubuntu, I need to start it in safe graphic mode.The video driver used is vesa.If I start ubuntu without safe graphic mode, ubuntu loads and stops in an orange screen that wont go away.If I install fgrlx and change in xorg.conf, graphics dont work.My machine is a laptop, ...

Ubuntu questin about safe graphic mode and alternate CD

I could not install ubuntu using normal "Start Ubuntu option" from the menu, so I got several advices to try with Safe graphic mode or alternate installation. I tried with 6.10 version Live CD and I could only run it in safe graphic mode but internet and sound did not work. My questions ar ...

Ubuntu Can only install in "safe graphic"

So the CD I requested from ShipIt has arrived. I immediately installed it on my box. The installation went smoothly, but upon restart, after the loading bar it just went black. No respons at all.I tried re-install it. This time in "safe graphic" (F4 on install menu). After the installation ...

Ubuntu Safe Graphic Mode, HELP!

How do I do to go in safe graphic mode? Isn't there a key you have to push like in windows (F8 or something similar??)I tried to install a driver for my video card and the screen is all messed up, can't see a thing. Now, I am really a noob at linux but I had a couple VERY important files that I have ...

Ubuntu SAFE GRAPHIC MODE : really quick question

How do I do to go in safe graphic mode? Isn't there a key you have to push like in windows (F8 or something similar??)I tried to install a driver for my video card and the screen is all messed up, can't see a thing. Now, I am really a noob at linux but I had a couple VERY important files that I have ...

Safe to remove Ubuntu Software Center?

Just a wonder, is it safe to remove Ubuntu Software Center?I am guessing NO, but is there any applications that require the Software Center? Or can I just live with Synaptic? ...

Is it safe to resize Ubuntu partition?

I am currently using Ubuntu Studio 9.10 in dual boot with xp and wondering if it's safe to shrink ubuntu partition and expand swap partition without messing up boot sequence and grub.Any help would be appreciated. ...

Difference betwee Ubuntu Safe Mode and Ubuntu Classic mode?

What is the difference between Ubuntu safe mode and Ubuntu class? The only difference I can tell is that the Classic has the original Ubuntu gdm sound theme while Ubuntu safe mode does not. My video care cannot support Ubuntu Unity. Video NVidia 6150 nFrorce 430Marty Felker ...

Is installing Ubuntu using wubi as safe as installing ubuntu on dedicated partition ?

HelloI have questions about what is the safest way to install ubuntu.Is it safer to install Ubuntu using the Dual Boot method ?Or is it equally as safe to install ubuntu using the windows installer (wubi) Or does installing ubuntu using wubi. Offer less security than dual booting ubuntu on its own d ...

Ubuntu How to boot to console or Safe Graphic mode

I have Ubuntu running in a VM. The OS appears to be booting up, but when it tries to switch the video mode, it flickers a bit and I get a blue screen with some text on. I can type, it seems it's asking for a login.I tried using the live CD to boot up and found out that the xorg.config file is missin ...

Ubuntu 8.10 -> 9.04 update boots to blank screen, Live CD endless reboot w/safe graphic mode

I first started using Linux by trying out 8.10 on an old P3 desktop with a Voodoo card in it. I did a fresh install of 8.10 a few months back onto a blank 120GB drive. The other day I started the update to Jaunty. I was running a LAMP setup so it asked me about replacing some mysql files and php stu ...

Is there a safe mode with Ubuntu?

I installed Ubuntu Studio on a Pc with an LCD monitor and set the graphics to the highest setting, since then I have moved the PC and changed the monitor to one of lesser quality. When I turn it on the mobo starts up fine but the once the OS kicks in the image stops because the monitor can't handle ...

Deactivating/reverting graphic driver, Ubuntu 10.04

First of all, I am running Ubuntu 10.04, 64 bit, on an Aspire 5810TG, intel core 2 solo processor with Ati Mobility Radeon HD 4330. I activated the ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphic drivers, and restarted my computer.On reboot, I only got a black screen and had to boot with the LIVE CD.Im a returnin ...

So called Safe Mode in UBUNTU (graphics problem)

im totally new to UBUNTU. At the moment i am using UBUNTU 9.04 on a HP DV4000 Laptop (Standard Configurations)Everything seemed good till I installed was curious to try Advanced Desktop Effects and enabled all checks under Effects.Now I see that ( No idea if my Graphic cards is supporting), everywhe ...

is it safe to install ubuntu

so now i've tried ubuntu with wubi and decided that i want to install it on a partition. I have windows vista and in the installation i chose the guided-resize windows vista longhorn/bootloader and use free space. my computer is an hp desktop, and hp included a recovery partition to restore the hard ...

Those old graphic cards Ubuntu doesn't seem to care about...

For the past two years, I've been switching between Seven and Ubuntu every 3-4 months for various reasons. I've been using 7 for the last 6 months as I needed some pro tools unavailable on Linux. Now that I only use my old desktop computer to browse the net, type texts, watch videos and listen to mu ...

is it safe to delete ubuntu partition

i have both xp and ubuntu on my laptop, using grub to select which one to start at boot, i wanna rearrange my partitions, is it safe to just delete my ubuntu partition ? will i still be able to boot xp ? ...

Intel GMA500/Mini 10/Mini 12 Linux Graphic Driver Ubuntu PPA archive

HiI've seen many people have complains about cannot find Intel GMA500 Linux Graphic Driver or the Driver Source is outdated. It looks like they are available for Jaunty and Intrepid from Ubuntu PPA Archive site. ( https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-mobile/+archive/ppa )It looks like you will need all the ...

Safe to install Ubuntu?

I have the Live CD and checked its integrity, both through MD5 in XP and at the Ubuntu start up. All is well.But I have tried 4 times to run the Live CD and when I have made it into Ubuntu, I liked what I saw and I want to install it. However I was only able to get Ubuntu to run once from the Live C ...

Disabling graphic during ubuntu startup?

Does anyone know if there is a way to temporarily (or permanently) disable the Ubuntu graphic during boot-up? I'm trying to see what is slowing down the boot process, but i haven't been able to figure out how to hide the graphic, and list the services, etc as they are loading. Is there any keyboard ...

safe mode on ubuntu

everyone is there a way to safe boot ubuntu like i do on windows to modify the user's properties because i need to remove a theme that is causing ubuntu to freeze after logging in and how can i login as administarator to remove the user's current theme ...

Problems with intergrated graphic card Ubuntu

I booted from a live cd in my cousins computer and it seems to have problems with the graphic card and i am gonna install ubuntu on her pc may i have the same problems after the install and how do i fix them?reply faster please... ...

Any issue with Intel Graphics HM55 Express graphic with ubuntu 10.10 and newer ?

guys I want to know if anybody have issue with ubuntu 10.10 and newer version 11.04 os with laptop with intel hm55 chipset and graphic card? There is a awesome deal on Acer Aspire AS7741Z-4643 LX.PY902.035 It's a 17 inch with intel hm55 and hm55 graphic. I don't need it for gaming that is why I have ...

is it safe to uninstall ubuntu in this manner ?

, i want to uninstall ubuntu 10.10 frm my pc which already had win 7 but before installing ubuntu i had created restore point ..so if i put my pc in that point of time so can this is possible ?1.will all the ubuntu files get deleted and space allocated to it will be given back to win 7 as it was ear ...

starting safe mode in Ubuntu Netbook

I downloaded and upgraded ubuntu 10.04 files using update manager, Now after reboot my display is not coming proper ( with few lines blurred images) i want to login without GUI and I want to reconfigure my dispay, I think this will solve my problem, but i dont know how to do it. I am using NB 100 To ...

Call for graphic designers - Ubuntu users

I just begin using ubuntu and my first impressions are very good. I like to begin a disscusion and experience exchange about graphical tools for Ubuntu.Today I install Inkscape and it's very usefull tool for vector drawing. It is much practical than Corel or Ilustrator. Program support ps, eps and m ...

Is it safe to install Ubuntu on this computer?

I have installed Ubuntu on several computers before, dual boot with Win7 and XP.I have this Compaq Presario (laptop) I wanted to "dual boot." I had a BIG problem trying to do this, see this thread for details:http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1581482In short, Grub does not recognize ...

is Windows' CHKDSK safe for my Ubuntu installation?

Sorry if this might seem like a dumb question... I've been having slow HDD problems lately and errors popping up when booting Ubuntu (I'm running on a Seagate Barracuda 7200.11, so that worries me), so I was going to run FSCK... But being a newbie to Linux, I haven't figured out how to do that yet. ...

Graphic Problem Ubuntu

Hello, i have problems with my graphics in ubuntu :(... somebody can help me?.. my pc look like this:[IMG]http://img35.imageshack.us/img35/4733/pantallazohc.pngI think what i need the Intel Graphics Acelerator from the Pc CD drivers.... but, i can't use it in ubuntu, somebody got the same problem?.. ...

Lenovo R61i - graphic driver - Ubuntu 9.04

Hello, I just installed Ubuntu 9.04 on a Lenovo R61i laptop - but the graphics driver won't work. At least it's impossible to enable the Visual Effects.I looked around, and think I found out that I need a Nvidia driver. So I installed it withsudo apt-get install nvidia-glx-180 nvidia-modaliaseswhich ...

how safe to deploy ubuntu server for enterprise

I am deploying ubuntu server for the first time in our enterprise, but I have a number of concerns since free open source1. official Support for the OS ?2. Security issues incurred due to freeware software in Data Center3. Patch management4. Vulnerabilities as an outcome of the freeware.5. Non funct ...

Opening Word Graphic with Ubuntu

SOLVED: When I tried for the umteenth time to get them to open, they do. Don't know what I did different but it worked. I have several graphics that were scanned into Word, to open. OpenOffice.org Writerwon't open them. Does anyone know a way to open them using Ubuntu's version ofOpenOffice.org? ...

Help Graphic Resolution Ubuntu 7.10

HiI've update my system with update mangaer from 7.04 and after it all was ok...but i think i've made some big mistake to try to remove firefox and other application like gnome desktop i think (not sure) so after reboot at now my graphic card has only 640 x 480 resolution ?!??!?!What can i do to ver ...

Problem with graphic display ubuntu 7.10

I recently downloaded and installed the latest version of ubuntu 7.10, however, i have probelms with the display, all the letters move, or should i say the whole screen is moving, still im able to write this message with my laptop. It has an ATI mobililty radeon 7500 AGP grpahic card (my laptop is a ...

Safe to let Ubuntu update kernel?

I'm seeing a bunch of people losing the desktop after the update... I know that there is something about having to reinstall drivers after kernel updates, but I'm using the nvidia-glx driver which will also be updated during this auto update...Is it safe to give it a shot? ...

Is it safe to remove ubuntu-desktop now?

I've been keeping it because I didn't want to miss any included package during the unstable stage of Dapper, but now that it's hit gold... are they including new packages in ubuntu-desktop, or can I remove it without concern? ...

Is it safe to install *Ubuntu on Dell laptops?

I've been interested in trying out linux for quite a while, and just recently got a Dell Inspiron 640m (1405 in the US, I think). It would be very interesting to try kubuntu/ubuntu on this laptop. I have, however, heard of problems with Ubuntu on this laptop (as well as other dell laptops). The most ...

Is it safe to remove ubuntu-base, and what exactly will this remove?

As the topic suggests. I want to remove loads of unnecessary and unneeded programs (such as "ed," among many others) but I dont want to bork Ubuntu in the process. ...

how safe is the ubuntu distro?

Is it safe enough to not install security programs if there is no personal data on the pc. ...

How to keep RAID array safe when reinstalling Ubuntu

I currently have a nice HTPC setup that has been upgraded from distribution to distribution since 8.xx all the way up to 9.10 now. I just moved to a new place and it feels like the right time to do a fresh install of 10.04 into the HTPC.The problem is that I have a RAID 5 array in the system that ha ...

Can't install Ubuntu 9.10

Hello, I am quite new to ubuntu, but just from start I have problems!... sounds like windows...Therefore:I downloaded and burned Ubuntu 9.10, prepared for installing,but then I choose to either try ubuntu or install after some time my monitor starts to show: "Mode not supported". And neith ...

Ubuntu Install Graphic Mode - Safe Graphics not safe?

I had to install 6.06 using safe graphics mode becuase I installed it into a virtual machine. It worked great. Along some 6.10 and safe graphic mode is not safe anymore. It seems that it's defaulting to 32 bit depth. I need it be 16 bit due to the Virtual PC limitations. I have tried Safe graphic mo ...

Ubuntu Safe Graphics Mode

i'm very new to Ubuntu and Linux in general. I've installed Ubuntu but it won't load past the login screen. I either get a black screen or the screen stays pink/cream.I've used the Live CD to boot Ubuntu in Safe Graphics Mode and it loads OK.What i need to figure out is the difference in the graphic ...

Ubuntu Graphic Proble / Graphic Card

Im a totally beginner for Ubuntu, i decided to install just to learn something new and to maybe migrate forever to ubuntu. I downloaded : wubi. exe downloaded and installed it, but when i reboot and select UBUNTU on the OS screen select, the screen flashes and everthing is so messed up, i guess is a ...

How to change Safe Graphics Mode screen resulution ubuntu 10.04

I have problem with my video card geforce mx 440. I install driver but my computer freeze about 30 sec after I open new page in browser or do something else. Graphic card is very old with damaged fan and maybe card don`t work. So I decided run on Safe Graphics Mode but resolution is 1024x768. Where ...

Ubuntu How do I reset my graphic driver

So, i have Ubuntu 7.10 and an Intel 945 graphic card, I tried to improve some issues by installing another graphic driver, now my screen stays blank after I log in. I did this before and there is a way to tell Ubuntu to detect the original (safe) graphic driver, but I couldn't find the thread anymor ...

Ubuntu Can only start in safe graphics mode

I'm using the Feisty live CD. SO it's not installed yet. So when I click "Start ubuntu or install it" it will load, and after the loading I'll get a black page with my monitor saying "Out of Range". I can hear the audio in the background, but can't see anything. If I try to use C ...

Ubuntu Graphic card does not work after installing xen

i tried to install xen for my ubuntu 9.10 karmic but after restarting my laptop the screen is blinking .. seems does not work and ubuntu is only able to start in safe graphic mode.Does anyone had the same problem with his graphic card after installing xen with apt-get ?any idea in how to solve it ? ...

Ubuntu 11.04 Stuck in Safe Mode

The problem is that I'm having a display issue when I choose the normal mode(Ubuntu). It plays a sound, the cursor and background appear, but nothing else.All I'm able to use right now is Safe Mode.Specs:Ubuntu 10.04 NattyATI Radeon x1600 128 MB2 GB RAM installed ...

Ubuntu gets stuck in 'safe mode'

Not the right term, but the best I could think of since I am somewhat nOObish to Linux.Anyway, when I install Ubuntu via Wubi, which finishes perfectly, I restart my system and I end up in that fail safe or safe mode of ubuntu. So no desktop or regular bash, but the rescue shell.I can't think of any ...