Comment 5 for bug 1307776

John Przybytek (jprzybytek) wrote :

Found a workaround for this bug - not an elegant solution, but will get things going on both the live disk and the install . Mess with Grub!

I used the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash nomodeset"

See this workaround at http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1613132