Issues with lubuntu-13.10-alternate-i386.iso / .pics/logo-50.jpg fails MD5 Checksum

Israel Dahl israeldahl at
Sat Dec 28 21:55:47 UTC 2013

You might look at trying puppy LINUX as it will run a bit faster, though it won't be as pretty as lubuntu. I'd suggest trying precise puppy, as it is based on Ubuntu 12.04 (which Nio suggested)


David Johnson <electronsciences at> wrote:

>I am attempting to burn a CD of the subject lubuntu alternate release iso.
>I am able to verify that the MD5SUM of the .iso file matches the MD5 
>checksum posted on the release web page. I write the .iso file using 
>imgburn on my windows PC.  Imgburn successfully verifies the integrity 
>of the written iso before completion.
>Before attempting to install the newly written release to a machine, I 
>Verify the CD image integrity.  The CD gets read and reports *MD5 
>Checksum failure on file ./pics/logo-50.jpg*.
>I have burned several CDs assuming that it was a bad burn with the same 
>result.  I think something else may be the root cause. I though maybe 
>the MD5SUM.txt file on the CD had a bad entry for that file, but on 
>recomputing the MD5 sum for the offending file, I find that the entry in 
>MD5SUM.txt on the CD matches the directly computed MD5SUM on that file.
>The CD will not install with this problem.  Why does the check on the 
>install program report a mismatch?  Why is it only this one file and on 
>multiple attempted CD burns?  Has anyone else encountered problems like 
>I would appreciate a work around or explanation.
>Stuck in the breakdown lane,
>PS: Secondary question:
>I am attempting to coerce a 256MB / 400MHz Celeron Dell L400C PC to run 
>this. Yes, I know I am beating a nearly dead horse..
>I may run into the problem with the PAE flag, but I haven't gotten that 
>far yet.  If anyone knows that this release won't run, on this machine, 
>please suggest the latest release that probably would run on it.
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