[Ubuntu Chicago] Unbuntu Install problem in Illninois

Tim Potter musikgoat at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 21:40:34 GMT 2009


There maybe other suggestions provided by other users of this mailing list,
but here are my two cents:

For certain systems, namely ones with video cards that are either
unsupported or buggy in linux, the free "LiveCD" may not work, and using an
alternate install CD may be better as it has less system requirements to
complete the install.

You still get the same Ubuntu OS, but the install more commonly "just

If you have the ability to burn a CD, you could use the alt install CD,
however, as you ordered a CD from shipit,  I'm assuming you may not have
this capability.

If you are interested in downloading the image (.iso) to burn to a CD,  here
is the link for the latest release (supported for 6 months):
And here is the LTS release (supported for 3 years):

Incidentally,  I was doing some testing, so I have the image available to
burn to a CD-R  (Ubuntu 8.10 x86 alt install).
Where do you live,  maybe media mail options are not too expensive.


On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 12:22 PM, John N. <johnnyd3398 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

>  Hello,
>  I recently received an Unbuntu Installation disk which I requested off the
> internet. I have have tried many time and manys ways to install it on my
> computer.
> Here are my computer specs
> Pentium 4 1.7 Ghz
> Onboard Video controller 512 M VRAM
> ASRock MB 775iG50
> 512 M DDR Ram
> 120 GB Seagate HD
> I still can get it to install, I go through the setup and install (full) on
> a formatted HD and I get to a screen that lloks like a street or something,
> there is a popbox in the center of the screen that says "install" at the top
> of that box then the computer spins and the led for the HD goes on and off
> for 1.5 hours. The popup box disappears then nothing. Can you help?
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