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How to Fix Ubuntu 12.04(beta) boot problem for Sony VAIO VPCZ114GX

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Update 3/29/12 - Get the script to set this up automatically here (sha1sum: 8b8c5c6d08ea5cbc8c925d5a2f29420ae1c2986e) .

My willingness to try out the "beta" versions of FOSS/GNU/Linux software is only exceeded by my sense of adventure for fixing any computer startup problems that may result from installing those "bleeding edge" updates.

GNU/Linux is famous for being a "rock solid" operating system, but if you're trying out the "beta" versions, you shouldn't be surprised if you find yourself having to "roll up your sleeves" to get the system fixed.. or at least reverting back to the previous version to get around a bug. For me, I actually like "rolling up my sleeves" for GNU/Linux. Especially because I know a.) I will learn something new, and b.) I might get a chance to help others overcome a similar problem by speaking out about my findings.

Recently I upgraded my Sony VAIO VPCZ114GX to Ubuntu 12.04 GNU/Linux BETA …