cant install Ubuntu on my CPU

Ioannis Vranos ivranos at
Mon Apr 21 00:07:36 UTC 2008

bob burnquest wrote:
> ok, i have an old Compaq Presario from 2001, it runs Windows XP SP2, i
> want to run Ubuntu on it instead of windows, so i can make it into a
> server, i downloaded 7.10 server edition, it loads great, but when i go
> to install it, the satus bar just gets stook, Freezes, wont move, and
> the CD doesnt read, well, i dont hear it load after i click to start or
> install Ubuntu.
> please help, i need to have a working Linux server as fast as possible.

Although I may break some netiquette here, you may also try Scientific
Linux which is essentially the Red Hat Enterprise Linux source code
recompiled (another similar project is CentOS but I consider SL more

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