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Old 11-06-2007, 09:03 PM   #1
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Question Ubuntu 7.10 CD won't install on my computer??

I have just received Ubuntu 7.10 CD in the mail today. I can install the three programs to try them but I can't install the actual operating system. In the instruction it says to double click on the "install" icon. The default installation will erase all existing software and data from my computer. Is it possible that I have a demo version??
Old 11-07-2007, 05:13 AM   #2
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it means that if you need some of the data on that box you should not select the default installation but a manual one. Then you will be able to partition the disks on the box to securely install ubuntu somewhere.
Old 11-07-2007, 08:28 AM   #3
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This may help
Old 11-07-2007, 10:01 AM   #4
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you should make a seperate patition (ext3 and swap)for ubuntu from the free space available in youtr harddisk.........
Old 11-08-2007, 12:27 AM   #5
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Question cant install linux

Thanks for your reply j-ray. I can't see a default option on the screen that comes up. There is only the download icons which only installs your 3 programs.
Old 11-08-2007, 12:33 AM   #6
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Smile cant install linux

Thanks for the response duck2006, I found your link very helpful.
Old 11-08-2007, 02:00 AM   #7
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thnks its really useful


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