Failure loading Ubuntu

Fred Roller froller at
Thu Jun 11 12:45:32 UTC 2009

On Sat, 2009-06-06 at 15:42 +0200, rsbotha at wrote:
> I have attempted to load Ubuntu 9.04 on a Celeron PC without success. The
> PC has a DVD writer, 32Mb RAM, plenty Gigs hard drive.
> I tried booting "Mint" on the same system with the same results.
> The following happened:
> The DVD booted from Windows XP "restart"
> Choose Language
> English
> The Ubuntu logo appeared and both the DVD drive operated.
> Eventually the Ubuntu screen background appeared.
> The curser arrow appeared, but was unmovable.
> After a few minutes the arrow became movable.
> After this, nothing happened; The dvd drive and the hard drive were
> static. The Ubuntu screen background remained.
> Please help!
> Randall

  System minimum RAM is 256Mb vs. your 32Mb.  Add a stick RAM or if this
is not a desktop system try the alternate install and try a non-GUI

Fred R.

"Life is like Linux, simple.  If you are fighting it, you are doing
something wrong."

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