ubuntu wont boot

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  1. dark lite

    dark lite Member

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    i upgraded from 10.4 to 10.10 but now when i try to boot it it gives me a grub menu that looks something like comand promt and i dont know what to do
    i have a video but dont want to use windows unless nessasary

    typed via dsi so sorry for typos and thank you if you help
     
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    You could try DL unetbooting and boot from usb with that!
    Then you'll get in ubuntu and then you can fix it from there!
     
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    can you get a picture of it?
     
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    i actually cant right now my cameras batteries died ill try to soon
    i tried getting into 10.4 a reinstalling it and a bunch of other things but it still wont work
    now i dont have windows or Ubuntu and ubuntu wont install
    and ive been on here for about six hours trying to fix it
    inm using the cd to use my computer
     
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    the live cd ?
     
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    cant you boot with the cd and then go and dl the ubuntu and just install it over it ?
    idk anything more than that
     
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    I ran the installation again so i could get access to the to the system memory and it installed
    lost everything that wasnt stored online though so right know all I have is my bookmarks and some stuff on Ubuntu one
     
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    i forgot to back up stuff on Ubuntu one
    have to wait tell i can use my flash drive that has some stuff on it
    now why did the installer hate me the first time through
     

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