installation problem

Paul Ayers ahp_53 at
Mon Sep 3 16:52:39 UTC 2007

try a basic install. When I try to install all it often fails but am able to do a basic and update to what I want. 
Get the OS and then ad programs.
Good computing

Robert Hodgins <ehodgins at> wrote: On Mon, 2007-03-09 at 16:25 +0000, Dan wrote:
> Hi everybody, I have a strange installation problem.
> I boot from the CD and the screen comes up with all the option.
> I chose the first one which is : start or install ubuntu.
> when i pressed enter it showed a loading bar in the middle of my screen saying 
> that its loading linux kernel.
> After it disappeared some green dots started to come up in the upper part of 
> my screen.
> After that comes my problem: the screen goes black and it only shows a 
> flashing little underline. And nothing happens.
> Do I have to wait more? I waited for like 5 mins.

You might want to try a text based installation option or use the
alternate CD. The graphical installer may be having some problems with
your monitor.

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