2nd try. Use/Install problem

Bill Vance kbun at xpresso.seaslug.org
Sat Sep 29 08:18:43 UTC 2007


On Sat Sep 29 00:40:51 2007 Michael Zoet wrote:

>Bill Vance schrieb:
>> Howdy folks;
>>
>> Some months ago I got Ubuntu 6.10, and couldn't get it to work, or install.
>> I tried getting Kubuntu 6.10, and same story.  Basically, it would go so far,
>> and then present me with, "The Black Screen Of Death".  Fiddling with the video
>> modes got me a little further, but then again, the, "Black Screen".
>>
>> Near as I can figure, it may have something to do with my Matrox Mystique
>> video card not having enough memory, or something like that, but I can't say
>> for sure.
>>
>> Is there any way to get this puppy up and runnung?  I really would like to get
>> something newer/better than my old Caldera 2.2.14 going here.
>>   
>Perhaps you should try the alternate install CD. After installation you
>must setup X11 manually and see what driver works best with your card.
>And you should try a current version of (K)Ubuntu (7.04, or wait until
>the end of the next month for 7.10)


What alternate install CD?  When I got these, (from amazon), all I was sent
were the DVD's.  Isn't this K/Ubuntu stuff advertised as being the most
painless installation to date?  I suppose I should know better than to
believe the sales dweebs.....:-(

Bill


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