Solved: Linux Mint 12 KDE RC Black screen on Live DVD

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davy51

Solved: Linux Mint 12 KDE RC Black screen on Live DVD

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Linux Mint 12 KDE RC Black screen on Live DVD

I downloaded Linux Mint 12KDE Rc to day and tried to run live disk

It loaded fine until it got to the desktop then nothing but a black screen

It sounded the log in sound but nothing else
I have run LM 12 Gnome and it ran fine with no problems

computer specs are pent 4 2.4gb processor
1024 memory
Nvidia Geforce FX5200 video card

Will appreciate any help on this
Last edited by davy51 on Mon Jan 23, 2012 11:23 am, edited 1 time in total.
davy51

Re: Linux Mint 12 KDE RC Black screen on Live DVD

Post by davy51 »

Bump

Any ideas on this will be appreciated
I would like to run it but cant seem to get the live DVD to run so I can install
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Re: Linux Mint 12 KDE RC Black screen on Live DVD

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One of the options when the disk starts up is to check the media for errors. Have you done that? What was the result?
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davy51

Re: Linux Mint 12 KDE RC Black screen on Live DVD

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Yes
I downloaded from two different sites and checked discs and memory
Also tried compatibility mode nothing worked
davy51

Re: Solved: Linux Mint 12 KDE RC Black screen on Live DVD

Post by davy51 »

Found the workaround

At start screen for KDE clicked Tab and removed -- at the bottom
And entered nomodeset
That allowed it to load
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