ubuntu-13.10-desktop-i386.iso: no mountable filesystem
PhillW at PhillW.net
Wed Jan 8 03:17:50 UTC 2014
You guys and gals drive me mad!!!
Can you please try to agree on what can be supported as a community spin of
Yes, that is the topic here.... 13.10 with non-pae as a trial for a rebuild
for 14.04 LTS that lubuntu could possibly support. Instructions are needed,
On 7 January 2014 23:15, Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> The iso is too big for a CD, so it need a DVD disk as well as drive to
> work. But standard Ubuntu 13.10 is too heavy anyway for old computers,
> and I recommend a flavour with a lighter desktop environment, Lubuntu or
> Xubuntu for such computers.
> I think the file system is ISO 9660, but the partitioning is special,
> which might create problems in some environments. And there are
> advantages with the partitioning:
> a. It is a hybrid iso file, that works in a DVD drive as well as cloned
> in a USB drive
> b. The 64-bit system (not the 32-bit system) can detect and adjust to
> the BIOS/UEFI setting, run live and install into new computers.
> 1. There is a Lubuntu 'live CD' iso file, a desktop installer small
> enough to run from a CD drive.
> 2. If the computer is old or has too little RAM (512 MB or less) I would
> 2a. the Lubuntu alternate iso file or
> 2b. the One Button Installer
> instead of the desktop (graphical user interface) installer. The One
> Button Installer installs from USB (but can be helped via Plop in really
> old computers).
> There are extra difficulties with Mac systems, PowerPC as well as Intel
> based Macs. I have no such computer and know little about it, so I hope
> someone else can give you advice that is relevant for Macs.
> Best regards
> 2014-01-07 21:15, Andrew Moore skrev:
> > There were a few issues. First of all, the ISO was downloaded with OS
> X, which is not able to mount the image. Evidently it is not in ISO 9660
> format (which is readable by any OS)? Secondly, the SHA256 checksum was
> verified, but the resulting DVD could not be booted by the laptop (an
> Inspiron 8200), and the laptop is not able (i.e., too old) to boot from USB
> device. DVD can be read once the laptop is booted with Centos 6.5. Is it
> possible that just as OS X is unable to mount the DVD, an older laptop may
> be unable to boot it?
> > The long and the short of it is that Ubuntu 13.10 cannot be easily
> installed onto this laptop, which is unfortunate because it’s a great
> machine. Any plans for a LiveCD? Any other routes to installing? Thank
> > -AM
> > On Jan 2, 2014, at 2:22 PM, Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> 2014-01-02 17:44, Ali Linx (amjjawad) skrev:
> >>> On Wed, Jan 1, 2014 at 3:39 PM, Andrew Moore <slewsys at icloud.com
> >>> <mailto:slewsys at icloud.com>> wrote:
> >>> Anyone try ubuntu-13.10-desktop-i386.iso? I downloaded from
> >>> Ubuntu.com and via torrent. Both appear to be corrupt. Can someone
> >>> confirm this? Thank you!
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> >> Hi Andrew,
> >> A few minutes ago, I downloaded the file from the official website
> >> http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop
> >> and it matches the md5sum:
> >> md5check ubuntu-13.10-desktop-i386.iso d0508f909c2c71d96aeac5efb0329b33
> >> calculated md5sum=d0508f909c2c71d96aeac5efb0329b33
> >> should be md5sum=d0508f909c2c71d96aeac5efb0329b33
> >> /home/sudodus/bin/md5check indicates SUCCESSFUL download :-)
> >> There was probably some temporary error.
> >> Best regards
> >> Nio
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