Parallels & Ubuntu

I am a very big supporter of both Apple Hardware as well as MAC OSX.
However I also use Parallels Desktop on the Apple Hardware to allow me to have the best of all worlds I have the opportunity to have virtual machines for Windows 7, 8.1, as well as Ubuntu Linux, Debian Linux and Chrome OS.
I just updated to Parallels Desktop 10.0 and I am really impressed with the update. The performance has improved and I really like to the UI improvements.
I have Ubuntu 14.04 working with the new version of Parallels Desktop 10.0 that I have and also have Parallels tools installed and working well. Today I got an update alert from Ubuntu that there were some updates. When completing my updates from Ubuntu it asked to reboot the system. To my surprise after the update I got nothing but a black screen once I logged in.
When you click on anything the box is a grey blob that is really messed up. I could not see anything resembling any graphics. I tried the CTRL & ALT & T (button combo) to open a Terminal (shortcut for Ubuntu). This caused not success but again a black screen.
I am thinking that this is an issue with the Ubuntu updates that I got so I began to investigate the fix. I found this knowledge base from Parallels http://kb.parallels.com/en/118776. I decided to try to this to remove my Parallels Tools and see if that could fix it. When following the process I found another choice that I tried and it worked without removing the Parallel Tools. I thought I would document it to help others.
The following is the steps I took to fix my issue and I am now successfully running with the new Ubuntu Updates and Parallels Tools.
1. After starting the Virtual Machine for Ubuntu and Logging In. I seen this screen:


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2. Then I clicked on the Devices -> CD/DVD 1 -> Connect Image…
2a. This will show an Open Dialog box that you can then navigate to the following area: Applications-> Parallels Desktop.app->Contents->Resources->Tools->prl-tools-lin.iso you can double click or highlight and click Open button. (Notice the lin.iso there are several iso’s in the folder and you need the Linux one).

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3. Clicking the open button will really make no change on the screen however you will mount the iso to the cdrom. You will need to then Press the CTRL & ALT & F2 (button combo) which will bring up the terminal window and you can log in.
4. You will need to now create mount point of the cdrom by typing in:
sudo mount /dev/cdrom /mnt

5. Change to the mnt point by doing typing:
cd /mnt

6. Now you need to start the install by typing:
sudo ./install

7. If you have done every thing correct you will see this screen:

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8. You will need to press the next button however the mouse will not work so press the space bar. (press tab if the next is not highlighted)

9. I then saw this screen and I thought I will pick Upgrade and Next

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10. You will then see this screen that will confirm the Upgrade by pressing Next.

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11. After pressing Next I got this screen and I again pressed Next:

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This will run through some updates and installs and after the process completes the you will see a Reboot button which will reboot you Ubuntu and then fixed all my issues on my display and all is working well.
Having this issue I thought I would document it for future reference and I hope this will help any one else having any issues with Parallels and Ubuntu on the Mac OSX.

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