[ubuntu-za] Problem installing Ubuntu 9.10

Jason Plank plank.jason at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 21:35:37 GMT 2009

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Robert Lewis (ethnopunk)" <ethnopunk at telkomsa.net> 
To: "Ubuntu South African Local Community" <ubuntu-za at lists.ubuntu.com> 
Sent: Friday, 30 October, 2009 21:09:55 GMT +02:00 Harare / Pretoria 
Subject: Re: [ubuntu-za] Problem installing Ubuntu 9.10 

>Sounds like you need the 64bit version? 
I've always used 32bit. Tried 64 bit once just after ubuntu came out 

Jason Plank wrote: 
> Hi guys 
> I hope someone can help me out. A friend of mine downloaded the 32bit 
> iso for me and I burned a copy tonight. The livecd works fine on my 
> friends pc. I tried to install via Wubi and also run the livecd on my 
> system, but I get a weird error. It get's to the part where it should 
> load gdm, then it just stays at the text and the screen just flickers. 
> I really don't know what to look for as I haven't had a problem like 
> this before and 9.04 worked flawlessly. My PC is AMD Athlon 64 bit, 2 
> gig RAM and 256Mb nvidia 7600gs. Any help would really be appreciated. 
> Thanks 
> Jason 

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