install on toshiba laptop

Winston at Ubuntulinux Winston at Ubuntulinux
Wed May 11 04:52:04 UTC 2005

On Wed, 11 May 2005 12:20:51 +0800
<Alan.Carville at> wrote:

> A friend of mine has got an old "Toshiba" laptop ( capable of
> win98/2000 only "apparantly")
> I work in the "mines" & thus am not able to tell you exactly what he's
> got (I'm flying home 2nite for 5 days)
> Q: he's trying to install Ubuntu for me but he's sent me this message
> "it doesn't finish installing the core system - but then toshiba
> laptops are renowned for being linux unfriendly"
> Can anyone out there help me?

Without knowing what the real problem and what had done, it's hard for
us to guess what was going wrong or the likes.

But I've got Toshiba Tecra 8100 ( PIII 700 MHz with 256M of RAM ) and
Ubuntu Horay. Works perfect for me.

> Big Al (newB) 
> Thanx



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