problems installing on notebook (ubuntustudio-8.10-alternate-i386.iso)

Andrew Hunter andrew at
Tue Jan 6 16:37:15 GMT 2009

On Sat, Jan 3, 2009 at 8:48 PM,  <taz.the.devil at> wrote:
> I have just tried to install ubuntu studio from DVD
> (ubuntustudio-8.10-alternate-i386.iso) on my notebook (Toshiba M30X 122)
> sadly it didn't quite work
> I could boot to the menu but when I hit install-entry the screen turned
> and stayed black soon after some DOS-like cursor-blinking
> any ideas why this happens?
> does ubuntu studio in general or this version have particular problems
> with notebooks?
> the installation worked well though on my desktop-pc (using the same DVD)
> any help is very much appreciated

This is most likely a hardware bug specific to your laptop. Have you
tried regular ubuntu? The ubuntu studio packages can be added there.

Also in future, this kind of request belongs on the -users list.



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