This does NOT go towards making a good impression :-(

Colin Law clanlaw at
Sat Apr 6 12:32:27 UTC 2013

On 6 April 2013 11:52, Basil Chupin <blchupin at> wrote:
> ...
> OK, I have taken very careful, meticulous and detailed notes when doing what
> you requested. And these copious notes are:
> 1. I insert in the DVDRW device the Alternate 12.04.2 DVD [a.k.a CD] and
> boot the system;
> 2. the computer boots into the system on the DVD, and, using the keyboard[#]
> up/down keys, I select the Install option;
> 3. on the screen - ie the monitor screen (I must mention this for those who
> are pedants and who may think that I am speaking about the car's windscreen)
> - appears a list of languages and the English language is highlighted as the
> default language to use for the installation;
> 4. the system is frozen. The only responsive parts to any stimulation at
> this point are my arms, legs, eyes, and a few other personal dangly bits -
> but Alternate 12.04.2 is locked solid.
> [#] Lest there be questions re this, the k/board and mouse are Logitech
> 'Wave' wireless combo - with freshly recharged VARTA brand AA rechargeable
> batteries. And the current ambient temperature in the room is 23C - just in
> case any one wants to know.

I wonder if it could be
(Logitech K400 not working in ubuntu alternate image)

Have you got another keyboard you could try it with, and if it is the
keyboard then add comments on that bug?


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