Installing xubuntu 606
guillermo.fedora at gmail.com
Sun Dec 31 18:34:57 UTC 2006
On 12/31/06, napa at it-np.de <napa at it-np.de> wrote:
> my system is currently running with ubuntu 5.10.
> I'm trying to upgrade to xubuntu 606 because the machine ist to small for gnome. The download of the file xubuntu-6.06.1-alternate-i386.iso is burned on cd-rom.
> Upgrade via the upgrade manager does not work as it does not recognize the disk.
> So I tried a complete new installation by rebooting with the disk inserted. But the the system (IBM Aptiva Intel Pentium III, 256 MB, 10GB HD, Floppy Drive, CD-ROM) does not boot the CD. It always boots the Version 5.10. Copying the sbm.bin file to the
> floppy disk did not work as well (the system does not recognize the floppy drive. So i mounted it manually by using sudo an copied it the same way)
> However rebooting the System with a Slackware iso-image works.
> What am I doing wrong?
> 1) Has the the iso-image to be changed before burning it to disk?
> 2) How can the floppy drive used properly under ubuntu?
> 3) Has the BIOS to be changed (but why does Slackware boot without change)?
> 4) Is there any shortut for installing and using xfce under 5.10
Did you check your boot CD Xubuntu on another PC? are you sure it is OK?
> Best wishes for the next year.
Thanks! the same to you.
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