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I have a HP pavilion 15z with Windows 8. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it (graphical intallation) and when I rebooted it at the end, it only goes into text mode. When trying startx it shows a "fatal server error: No screen found".

When trying to use the "Try Ubuntu" option of the LiveUSB it also boots only in text mode.

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do you use nvidia card? and does the error say enything else? –  Stormvirux Aug 19 '13 at 16:21
    
the laptop have a radeon 8330g if am not mistaken, and this is what the error when i tried to run "startx" imgur.com/x30Tks5 imgur.com/j1sDige imgur.com/x30Tks5 –  axl456 Aug 19 '13 at 17:49
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Please delete the contents of /var/log/Xorg.0.log, run startx, and then post the contents of that file after X fails to start. –  Darth Android Aug 19 '13 at 18:03
    
thanks for the reply.. how can i save the content of the log and post it here? when i boot into ubuntu is in text mode only and am not to good at using text mode.. –  axl456 Aug 19 '13 at 18:11
    
@DarthAndroid this is the content of the Xorg pastebin.com/hBQQwWX0 –  axl456 Aug 21 '13 at 0:24

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One likely solution to your problem is to delete the xorg.conf.

sudo rm /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Probably would be backup the file too, just in case.

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So how about sudo mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.bak –  nerdwaller Aug 19 '13 at 16:56
    
I tried to deleted but theres no xorg.conf in that folder.. theres a xorg.conf.failsafe thought.. –  axl456 Aug 19 '13 at 17:21

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