Kubuntu installation problems

Alastair Preston aprestn5 at telus.net
Thu Aug 24 06:47:46 BST 2006


On Wednesday 23 August 2006 07:45, Bill wrote:
> I have tried, several times to install Kubuntu v 6.06 LTS from a live CD,
> alongside Windows XP in a dual boot setup.  Each time the result is the
> same.  When the installation reaches the "searching for mirror" stage, my
> always on ethernet connected ADSL2 modem shows no activity.  Also, the
> security update connection also fails.  When the installation is "complete"
> it runs and I can connect to the web via Konqueror, but Adept does not
> connect to the web to Add New Programs. 

After booting from the live CD, but before starting the install, use System 
Settings > Network to verify the correct set up your network, then run the 
command "sudo kate /etc/apt/sources.list" and uncomment the lines listing the 
various deb repositories, at least those that have "dapper main" 
and "dapper-updates main" in them. 

Al Preston



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