Ubuntu Server 6.10 + I need desktop for basic purpose (Ubuntu/Xubuntu)

Just Do it jdoit555 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 12 06:10:42 UTC 2007

But tried with Ubuntu-desktop but failed..... I will post this on
ubuntu-users...still if any body could figure  out here what went wrong then
this would be gr8.....

$sudo apt-cdrom add
--> then I insert my ubuntu 6.10 server CD ..
$sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop
---> install started and after some time I got following message..
90%[working][42950451.280000] Buffer I/O error on device hdc, logical block
Failed to Fetch cdrom:[Ubuntu
MD5 Sum Mismatch
E: Unable to fetch some archive, maybe run apt-get update or try with


On 1/11/07, Just Do it <jdoit555 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have PIII, 1.13Gz of processor with 128MB SD RAM(later buy another stick
> of 128MB RAM).
> I am still unbale to install Ubuntu. Buts its okay. That is not
> neccessity. Then I tried Xubuntu it is working fine.
> But since it is not pre-installed with LAMP so I have to go for Ubuntu
> Server edition.
> Now I have Ubuntu Server Edition. I am new to Linux but passionate about
> learning thing quickly. So since a week
> or so I am trying to play with commandline. The journey is quite fun :-)
> as of now.
> I could able to play with MySQL, Apache but could not able to test my PHP
> script. And to be honest I do not have internet
> connection in home. And not planning to get one soon. But I want to feel
> totally web developement under LAMP. But since
> server edition lack the GUI feature. So unable to decide whether to stick
> with it or not.
> I know this is not a Server mailing list. But still I post this mail hope
> to get any response from some where. I don't want rich
> GNOME or KDE functionality but just need to get my work done. I am not
> afraid to work on command line although I am a
> new user. But still I want to test the look and feel of my website at the
> same time want to work on power of Linux.
> This is my first in any mailing list. Hope I got some reply and it will
> encourage me to participate in the community.
> Please let me know in case of more clarification required.
> Thanks!
> Butu
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