Installing Ubuntu

NoOp glgxg at
Wed May 16 21:10:26 UTC 2007

On 05/16/2007 02:03 PM, debian wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-05-15 at 21:02 -0700, NoOp wrote:

>> I gave up on Live CD's at Dapper. My equipment is so old & slow that the
>> Live CD's would *always* fail. Now I only use Alternate CD's and all is
>> well.  I also found that even attempting to run a Live CD on a
>> 650Mhz/256MB or 450Mhz/256MB is next to impossible... unless of course
>> you have the patience of Job and don't mind watching things in slow
>> motion. Compare the Knoppix Live CD next to an Ubuntu Live CD on old &
>> slow is like watching NASCAR vs paint dry.  I highly recommend trying
>> 7.04 from the alternate CD.
> IMHO the live cd was just meant as a "demo" of linux
> --cj

It is the default download & therefore will be the first install method
that most new users will try:
note the:
  Check here if you need the alternate desktop CD. This CD does not
include the Live CD, instead it uses a text-based installer.

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