If you are experiencing a blank screen during boot or install of Ubuntu, don’t feel sad that Ubuntu doesn’t work on your machine. The culprit might be your graphics card/driver. Follow the below mentioned steps to resolve this issues.
If the Ubuntu LiveCD boots into a blank screen.
When you see the boot menu when you boot LiveCD, immediately after you see the ISO Linux…, press Enter. Select your language and press Enter. Now press the down arrow key. Press F6, and select nomodeset and acpi=off. The image of this as below:
Ubuntu Boots into a blank screen after install:
Reboot and keep your finger on the “SHIFT” key till you get the grub menu. Highlight the first entry and replace “quiet splash” with “nomodeset” . Hit CTRL + X to continue booting. Once logged in install the latest Graphics drivers. System -> Administration -> Additional Drivers. Also, refer the this post which will help you to resolve resolution issues.