ubuntu-10,4 - Unable to instal

Johan Scheepers johansche at telkomsa.net
Tue Aug 10 08:07:47 UTC 2010

On 08/09/2010 01:43 PM, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Johan Scheepers wrote:
>> Using Fujitsu-Siemens Esprimo Mobile Laptop.
> Is it perhaps that V5355 model with SiS chipset?
>> Popped in the cd and first screen appears with two icons at the
>> bottom centre of the screen.
>> Few seconds later the screen just show diagonal coloured lines
>> running up the screen.
> You could try the nomodeset option: At the start screen of the CD after 
> selecting your language press the F6 key and select the line 
> "nomodeset". Then press ESC and ENTER.
> Nils
Good day,

I tried "nomodeset' it makes no difference.

So I downloaded the "alternate"  iso.

The only difference - the scrolling lines have different colors even in

It seems that ubuntu 10.4 is not for me. Would have liked to try it.

Many thanks to the members that responded to my query.

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