Do you hear the fan turn on?
Does the LED on the NUC light up?
Does the LED flash? [Hint: If it does, it is giving an error indicator; watch to get blink pattern and then consult: Intel NUC Blink Codes and Beep Codes]
How are you connecting the monitor to the NUC? [Be detailed - what monitor, what kind(s) of cable(s), what it says on the cables, what adapter(s), etc.]
What NUC? What RAM? What SSD(s)? What HDD(s)? [Be detailed]
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N.Scott.Pearson, thank you for your assistance and comments on this case.
Intel does not test and validate Intel® NUC on Linux, nor do we have any reports from other NUC owners about the compatibility of this version of Linux.
Intel suggests you check your Linux distro's website and forums at [provide the link] for peer assistance with this installation issue.
Here it is the link for the forums related with Ubuntu: