[ubuntu] Ubuntu hangs on boot

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Ubuntu x64 / AMD Athlon II / 16 gb of RAM I've had this problem for a long time now, and I've just ignored it thinking it might get fixed, but it's been probably over a year or more that I have had this. Frequently when I boot, Ubuntu will hang on the purple screen. Sometimes it will hang even for an hour or more, sometimes 10 minutes, before going to the desktop. I have no idea what's causing it. This has happened over and over again on every fresh install I've done, even other Ubuntu derivatives like Linux Mint. I just fresh installed yesterday and have the same issue. During the (Hardware)