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When I try to run Ubuntu off of the hard drive i. I get a purple screen that reads like this:. When I append quiet splash with nolapic I am able to boot without issue.

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My first move upon booting was to install the proprietary NVIDIA driver, which is the tested driver and claims to be suggested for my system. I then removed the open source driver using sudo apt-get --purge remove xserver-xorg-video-nouveau. Upon normal reboot, I get stuck at the purple screen again. It seems the only way to boot the system is with the nolapic parameter. What could be the underlying cause of this? That is all I know.

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You can try reinstalling OS X from there No data loss. Let it finish even if it errors, and post the results here. Sign up to join this community. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Installed Ubuntu Asked 4 years, 7 months ago. Active 3 years, 2 months ago. Viewed 2k times. The final line of text where the system appears to get hung reads: initramfs Unable to find a medium containing a live file system Here's a picture of the entire screen. I get a purple screen that reads like this: Booting a command list Loading Linux 3.

Loading initial ramdisk It hangs on the last step to infinity and beyond. Where you installed your boot loader during Ubuntu installation I am having same problem now.

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I will vote up if you will answer for this. I've tried this a couple of times. I think this machine may have predated the recovery partition - it's a mid model. Thanks for the suggestion.

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I did this on my grandmother's iMac since Safari broke. No files left behind! Oh, hold down Option when turning on.

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It will show the Mac bootloader. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Sign up using Facebook. What exactly are you looking for on Ubuntu?

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Your Mac can almost certainly already do it. If you do have specific Linux requirements, I would suggest a virtual machine like Parallels. They come with pre-packaged Linux installers. Mar 29, AM. Mar 29, AM in response to etresoft In response to etresoft. Plus if you haven't seen the game performance lately with it, it severely outweighs it's lack of games. Plus it's the closest thing to SteamOS right now that's actually stable.

I'm trying to squeeze as much power out of my Mac as possible and that requires Ubuntu. I think I found the answer I need on Reddit actually.

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Question: Q: Question: Q: After installing ubuntu, partitions are being shown as unmounted and cannot remount I've been trying to do this all night and I still haven't been able to get Ubuntu to show up after the installation. I created a bootable USB with Ubuntu It starts in blind mode and starts the try Ubuntu mode.

I clicked install, clicked the install third party drivers so it would recognize all the Apple hardware wifi, trackpad, etc Connected to wifi. When it asks how I want it installed I clicked "something else".

Then I select my 8GB partition and change it to "swap". Here is where the problem starts: It finishes installing and says to reboot the computer so I reboot.