cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
Sun Apr 26 19:36:25 UTC 2009
On Sun, 26 Apr 2009 20:44:41 +0200
"Amedee Van Gasse (ubuntu)" <amedee-ubuntu at amedee.be> wrote:
> Sean or Mona schreef:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Pridvi Kandagatla" <pridvik at gmail.com>
> > To: <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> > Sent: Friday, April 24, 2009 22:14
> > Subject: Installing Ubuntu
> >> Hello,
> >> I recently downloaded the iso file of the latest version of Ubuntu
> >> to install on my laptop. When I put the cd into my laptop, the
> >> autoplay
> > feature
> >> is not working. I am not getting a menu of any sort. I can explore
> >> the contents of the cd and the autoplay feature is working on
> >> another computer of mine, which is a desktop. Also, when I try to
> >> boot from the disk, I am getting an error and I can't boot from
> >> the CD. What should I do? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> > It was a disaster for me. A terrible disaster.
> > This bugger is a 1.8 ghz Pentium 4 that I'm running. But I tried
> > installing Ubuntu 9.04 and not only did it crawl like molasses but
> > nothing could be done with it.
> > Indeed I'm not sure if the menus were supposed to work in a similar
> > fashion to MS Windoze, but I tried left clicking, right clicking,
> > double clicking, just waiting to see if they drop on their own -
> > nothing. A misaligned screen display didn't help much, I suppose.
> > But after all the hope and hype and buildup and anticipation that I
> > had subjected myself to -- I was really let down.
> > I was really hoping it would be my salvation from Windoze. No. It
> > was useless. So I'm back with Windoze 2000 and the very least I can
> > say about it is -- well.... it works.
> I suggest installing with the Alternate CD, followed by "sudo aptitude
> install xubuntu-desktop" to get a lightweight gui, XFCE.
Please just download and install Xubuntu. If you install Ubuntu, then
add Xubuntu-desktop, you still get all the gnome apps that are slowing
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