ktheking wrote:You might consider starting up the livecd with given kernel parameters ,enabling to start your xwindow drivers differently.
This worked for me with older videocards,or exotic videocards.
Google a bit around to see what bootoptions you can find. Usually the ones for Ubuntu should work here too. I don't know them by heart.
When you actually do the install, and the installation has finished ,you can use the CTRL+ALT+F1,F2,F3 key combination to switch to different consoles.
In here you can alter the bootup options for the xwindow ,enabling you to still start xwindow properly for your machine.
ktheking wrote:Stupid question : Why don't you simply install then the Ubuntu 14.04 server edition ?
The server edition, will even run faster then the linux mint one ,because a lot of the requirements for the gui are not there , and since it's the server edition, after the install ,it's up to you to actually start whatever you need.
Bolle1961 wrote:Server version is a bad advice, you need the minimal install iso
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Insta ... /MinimalCD
ktheking wrote:Seems you're not the first one asking for it : viewtopic.php?f=90&t=72653&start=0
You could still consider install the server edition ,and install the gui yourself afterwards.
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