cannot install ubuntu on older HP computer
antczak at rochester.rr.com
Sat Jul 24 20:25:01 UTC 2010
i checked and it is 668 mhz with 320 mb ram. The hard drive is 28 gb with 9
gb free. Would I be better off to install xbundtu?
On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 3:16 PM, Tony Pursell
<ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk>wrote:
> On Sat, 2010-07-24 at 15:01 -0400, Antczak Family wrote:
> > I am trying to install version 10.04 desktop on an 8 year old HP
> > desktop currently running windows xp. The computer will not boot
> > from the USB drive. I checked the bios and there are only 4 things
> > listed in this order
> > removable devices
> > atapi cd-rom
> > network boot
> > hard dive
> > When i expand removable devices it only shows legacy floppy drives
> > Do you have any suggestions for me to get this installed? tia
> What about installing from CD? It will obviously boot from that before
> the hard drive.
> By the way, have you got at least 256MB memory, or you will need the
> alternate CD with the text based installer? And you will need 512MB to
> get any decent performance from the default GNOME interface.
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