Intrepid botches

Steven Davies-Morris sdavmor at
Mon Nov 10 20:27:11 UTC 2008

Karl Larsen wrote:
> NoOp wrote:
>> On 11/10/2008 06:11 AM, Karl Larsen wrote:
>>> Mario Vukelic wrote:
>>>> On Sun, 2008-11-09 at 18:22 -0700, Karl Larsen wrote:
>>>>>     I was unable to get the dvd codec from any 
>     On this new Compaq Presario CQ50-139WM which I purchased last 
> Saturday, I found that the LiveCD for Intrepid was the only one that 
> worked. I did all the partition changes and loaded Intrepid and am not 
> happy with it.
>     The LiveCD for Hardy stops with a busybox and the error which reads:
>     udevd-event[1538] Run-program '/sbin/modprobe abnormal exit
>     I want to change to Hardy on this lap-top because it is a fully 
> complete system that I am now using on this computer. I prefer that the 
> lap-top and this computer are the same thing. Saves a lot of problems.
>     If you know how I can load Hardy I would like to know how.
> Karl

Use the Alternate (server, non-gui) install.  Then do:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop

to add the gnome gui.
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