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I reinstalled Elementary and after install it asks me to restart, and when it restarts a blank screen. I clicked esc, arrow down and up as suggested in other threads, no help. I reinstalled it the second time, maybe something went wrong. Same result. Then I reinstalled it with USB drive because the first two install was from DVD. Same result. I was able to install Elementary couple of months ago and I'm using the same (latest) image. What am I doing wrong? Why am I getting the blank screen and how can I fix it?

Update: 4th installation with the same result, tried to untick some options at the installation process (like third party software), it did not help.

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Have you tried installing with the default partitioning option? I had the same issue with Loki 0.4.1 until I used the default "erase everything" option and it installed fine.

I had separate ext4 partitions for /, /home and swap. Also tried adding a separate /boot but that didn't help either. The default option creates the following scheme:

$ sudo fdisk -l
Disklabel type: dos
Device      Boot    Size    Type
/dev/sda1   *       57.7G   Linux
/dev/sda2           2G      Extended
/dev/sda5           2G      Linux swap / Solaris

I don't know what the deal is with sda2 because it's not mounted and does not show up with blkid:

$ sudo blkid
/dev/sda1:  TYPE="ext4"
/dev/sda5:  TYPE="swap"

I wonder if it's a bug in the installer, I will investigate further and update the answer.

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