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

Liam Proven lproven at
Sat Apr 6 15:11:43 UTC 2013

On 6 Apr 2013 15:40, "Basil Chupin" <blchupin at> wrote:
> On 06/04/13 23:32, Colin Law wrote:
>> On 6 April 2013 11:52, Basil Chupin <blchupin at> wrote:
>>> ...
>>> OK, I have taken very careful, meticulous and detailed notes when doing
>>> 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
>>> up/down keys, I select the Install option;
>>> 3. on the screen - ie the monitor screen (I must mention this for those
>>> are pedants and who may think that I am speaking about the car's
>>> - 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
>>> 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?
>> Colin
> Thanks Colin. I will check this chksum thing later today after I get some
> (But to start with, my k/board is not a K400. Nevertheless!.....all
possible causes of failure must be investigated and reported on! :-) )

The other thing that might be worth a try would be to ensure that your BIOS
is current.
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