lubuntu failed install

Nils Kassube kassube at
Fri Jan 20 11:37:36 UTC 2017

Grizzly wrote:
> I guess there may not be an answer but has anyone managed to install
> Lubuntu 16.10 from a USB
> I've googled around and found no real answers
> the PC I was trying to install to is an old 32 bit Dell Inspiron that
> can (just very slowly) run Trusty
> The install fails with "'grub-pc' package failed to install into
> /target/ "or words to that effect (all options past that dialogue
> just hang)

I didn't try to install Lubuntu 16.10. But from your description, I 
could imagine, that the BIOS is set to protect from MBR-viruses. Then it 
would probably not allow installing grub to the MBR.


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