Ubuntu 8.10 & Compaq Evo

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Wed Dec 17 19:09:58 UTC 2008

On 12/15/2008 01:54 PM, Rich Goodman wrote:
> I recently purchased an installation CD with Ubantu 8.10 and
> installed it on a Compaq Evo with an Intel Pentium 4,  2.4 Ghz
> processor, 1024 Mbytes of ram, and a 160 Gbyte hard drive with Ubantu
> being the only operating system on the drive.  I believe the computer
> has an integrated Nvida graphics card.  The computer boots up and
> asks me for my user name and password.  I can open the Options menu
> and make changes at this time

When you select Options, also then select:

- Select Session
  - Failsafe GNOME
    - Change Session

That will put you in the "Failsafe" mode and will start the session
without startup scripts - at the prompt click OK.

Post back and let us know if that gets you a Ubuntu desktop screen.

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