Help!! Can't get started
lake.wind77 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 13:12:18 UTC 2008
> I'm hoping someone can help. I can't find any straightforward info on
> how to replace Windows XP with Ubuntu on my not so good IBM Lapton.
> I thought it would be easy, but.....
> I have the Ubuntu CD: Version 7.10 (file name: ubuntu-7.10-desktop-i386)
> Is this the correct one??? The CD has been checked and double checked.
> I boot from the CD
> The CD whirrs away and then a page comes up with a folder named
> "Examples" and an icon named "Install".
> I click on the install icon and the CD bursts into action for hours and
> hours, but achieves nothing.
> Best Regards
Here's another thought... I had a problem a while ago
installing 7.10 on my daughter's computer (with PATA drive and
1 gb ram) something to do with the chipset. I would get part
way through the install (to partitioning the drive) and it
would just hang forever. I ended up installing 7.04 on her
computer, then upgrading from 7.04 to 7.10 through the update
manager. So if the alternate CD installation still doesn't
work, give this a try.
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