Real_Grizz_Adams at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Feb 20 08:44:41 UTC 2010
On 19 February 2010 at 15:23, Karl F. Larsen
Enlightened me with this:-Re: InstallProblems
>user1 wrote, On 02/19/2010 03:11 PM:
>> On Fri, 19 Feb 2010 14:38:16 +0000, Grizzly wrote:
>>> Hi Again
>>> Hope been new here is not a crime?
>> The default way to install linux is to have a pc with an internal
>> harddisk and a cd read/write drive, which has worked flawlessly for me
>> during the last several years, almost each half year I newinstall the
>> latest ubuntu version (I use an external usb harddisk for my backups).
>> Using an external usb drive for installation is not the default way to
>> start out for a newbie, I think.
>A new user should d/l a liveCD of the current version. He/She
Is 9.10 Desktop not the current version, and I am using alive version (on USB
>should d/l a Ubuntu book that explains how to install and use
>the new system.
Guilty I did not get the book, I did google the prob and followed a "step-by-
step" guide with big pictures for newbies and idiots
but I "thought" that a simple install (*answer the Q's from the script, click
instal) should not be beyond a new user, once I start using it as main OS I may
well have probs that require more research
>Then use this list if something goes wrong...
On my other lists that is RTDM but we give new commers a bit of lattitude
Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.
--- Oprah Winfrey
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