Clean loading ubuntu 14.04
Registered: Aug 2003
Distribution: Lots ...
Your terminology is a bit of a problem - what (exactly) do you mean by "clean load" ?
---xJackx. I want to have Ubuntu 14.04 installed.
You say you have Ubuntu and XP already installed "
--xJackx I presently have 11.04 only. Not XP!
was this a wubi install ?
. Are you trying to upgrade the Ubuntu ?
---xJackx Yes, if it can be done. My post is pretty much a description of what I've tried.
Or you trying to do a total new install of Ubuntu, replacing everything - including your Ubuntu user data ?.
---xJackx Yes, if this is all that can be done!!! I've backed up my data on thumb drives and ,of course, user data may be lost in a total install. (A “clean load", guess thats the meaning of 'clean', got the term from another web site.)
That disk is meant to be booted, not auto-run from Windows.
---xJackx Oops! What disk? I do have my old XP installation disk, not presently installed. Also have Ubuntu upgrade disks, to 11.10 and 14.04 on a thumb drive.
Please post a link to the "advice of an expert" you mentioned so we can better understand what you've tried.
---xJackx Went to the web site of Mr. Roderick Smith. Couldn't get any of his stuff to work. I'm sure he could have done the job in a trice.