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Postby dark lite » Wed Oct 20, 2010 7:07 am

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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Re: ubuntu wont boot

Postby Maffe811 » Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:42 am

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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Re: ubuntu wont boot

Postby sky-fyre » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:47 am

can you get a picture of it?
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Re: ubuntu wont boot

Postby dark lite » Thu Oct 21, 2010 4:18 am

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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Re: ubuntu wont boot

Postby Maffe811 » Thu Oct 21, 2010 7:15 am

the live cd ?
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Re: ubuntu wont boot

Postby dark lite » Thu Oct 21, 2010 1:12 pm

yes
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Re: ubuntu wont boot

Postby Maffe811 » Thu Oct 21, 2010 4:52 pm

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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Re: ubuntu wont boot

Postby dark lite » Thu Oct 21, 2010 10:12 pm

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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Re: ubuntu wont boot

Postby Maffe811 » Thu Oct 21, 2010 11:08 pm

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Re: ubuntu wont boot

Postby dark lite » Thu Oct 21, 2010 11:13 pm

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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