Re: ubuntu-10,4 - Unable to instal
- From: James Takac <p3nndrag0n@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2010 21:12:34 +1000
On Monday 09 August 2010 19:46:23 Johan Scheepers wrote:
On 08/09/2010 10:49 AM, Basil Chupin wrote:
On 09/08/2010 18:02, Johan Scheepers wrote:
Using Fujitsu-Siemens Esprimo Mobile Laptop.
I downloaded Ubuntu 10.4 and burned the iso with opensuse 11.3 k3b and
with windows nero.
So, why are you doing this double-burning with openSUSE and then also
with Windows "Nero"?
What's the reason for doing so?
Checked the md5sum as below
d044a2a0c8103fc3e5b7e18b0f7de1c8 *ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso as on
d044a2a0c8103fc3e5b7e18b0f7de1c8 ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso as from
When you run the CD you will get the option to check the status of the
CD which will tell you if the CD is OK to use.
Have yo done this? and why do the manual check in the first instance?
Was something going wrong for you do this manaul check?
Popped in the cd and first screen appears with two icons at the bottom
centre of the screen.
Few seconds later the screen just show diagonal coloured lines running
up the screen.
Tried the other cd. Same.
Ubuntu 9.10 installed flawlessly on same laptop.
With what did you burn Ubuntu 9.10, and the other distros? With OpenSUSE
I have a very specific reason for asking this because I am trying to
help 2 people with a problem in running a particular application but one
is running Ubuntu Lucid and the other running openSUSE 11.3 - and it is
the one with openSUSE 11.3 who is having the problem with runnint the
It would also be very helpful if you could let me/us know if you are
using a 32- or a 64-bit version of the OS.
And so does opensuse 11.3, Pclinux, Mandriva.
Kindly some pointers please.
**Double burning** .. : Thought that K3B made a mistake when problem
happened then used nero on windows.
**Check cd**..: In the beginning * no *. After my mail I tried to press
enter when icons popped-up. It did take me up to the menu.
When I pressed the check option it also went into the scrolling lines.
All options does the same except *check memory*.
Pclinux I downloaded and burned with same writer.
The others got from a distro supplier.
All operating systems on this laptop is 32-bit.
Trust this may be of assistance.
There might be a few possible reasons for this.
1) cd burned at too fast a speed. I always burn iso's at the slowest speed I
2) defective image/cd
3) the installer might not like your hardware. In this case the alternate cd
image may work better for you. I think it has a text mode install which may
Not sure how much has been covered by others as I'm obviously chiming in late
My guess would be you may need the alternate cd
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