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Distribution: Slackware, LFS, Kubuntu, Mandriva, Mac OSX, Ex Windows
Indeed 5.1 is a very OLD version of Ubuntu, released in 2005 and support ended in 2007. If you have a unique need to use that version, you might want to try to update the kernel to a more recent one that is compatible for that version. What particular reason do you have to be using Ubuntu 5.10
I just happened to have a CD with 5.10 on it. I'll download the latest version and try again.
now I'm reading up more about Ubuntu on the website. Many thanks for your help folks. If I run
into problems again I'll read the FAQs - failing that I'llpost another message. If it still fails
I'll need to re-install windows on the laptop (
Peace to all
How do i uninstall ubuntu v 5.10 so that I can try and install the latest version?
No need to uninstall.
Download the latest iso, burn it to CD/DVD and boot from the CD.
Let the installer format the drive, and install the latest version.
If you have important files you don't want to loose, first make a backup.