trying to install ubuntu

Mark Stanton markstanton at ozonline.com.au
Sun Mar 13 15:09:00 UTC 2005


Hi Jerome,

Thanks for your reply, I am actually using a cd distributed with Australian 
PC Authority magazine. Seems to be causing a few problems, is there a better 
way?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jerome Gotangco" <jgotangco at gmail.com>
To: "Ubuntu Help and User Discussions" <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
Sent: Monday, March 14, 2005 1:50 AM
Subject: Re: trying to install ubuntu


> Hi Mark,
>
> Just a quick question, did you download the CD from Ubuntu or did you
> request for one that arrived in the mail? If you did request for one,
> did you try the Live CD included? Ubuntu will definitely run in your
> machine although not in the usual fashion (check the wiki entry
> running ubuntu on low spec machines). Running the Live CD is a good
> way to start learning Linux instead of installing it on a machine.
>
> If you downloaded the CD (as an iso file), it could be caused by bad
> media or bad burn; or wrong checksum of the downloaded file.
>
> You might want to check out the forums as well: 
> http://www.ubuntuforums.org
>
> Or just ask away in this list!
>
> Jerome
>
>
> On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 01:28:03 +1100, Mark Stanton
> <markstanton at ozonline.com.au> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Guys,
>>
>> I'm a total linux newbie. My son was just given an old P2 box running win
>> 98. I have been trying to install Ubuntu as the only OS from cd and the
>> installation constantly hangs at various pionts, the best I've managed is
>> 65%.
>>
>> Any help would be great.
>>
>> Mark
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>
>
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>
> Jerome Gotangco
>
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