Black screen when Ubuntu starts

Created by delance on on 2011-06-21
black blank screen boot
Last updated by:
delance on on 2011-11-23

This FAQ is in progress.

To help people answering you, please provide result of command:
  sudo lshw -C display

If you get at end a blank screen, have a look at:

If you don't get boot menu, but a black screen, and that after a few times you get login screen, Grub2 is unable to manage properly current resolution of screen. In this case, run command:
   gksudo gedit /etc/default/grub
Remove '#' before line defining screen resolution, then run command
   sudo update-grub
and then reboot


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