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Old 10-30-2009, 05:06 PM   #1
iPiss4Fun
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Exclamation Ubuntu is not installing


I tried to install ubuntu but failed
Every time I try to install the OS from that cd it shows a black screen kind of like the command prompt but with error messages on it

This started right after I deleted my installation of ubuntu due to the lack of its little space in my hard drive. I had such little space on the OS that I couldn't even install updates. After I deleted it I tried to install ubuntu. It started out well but I got an error message when the drives were being partioned. Then when I popped it the cd again i ran the "check your disk for errors" option and it said that there were no errors I tried to install ubuntu again but the black screen wouldn't let me.



I have windows xp 2002 edition serverpack 3
1.2 gb ddr ram
intel pentium(R) 4 cpu 2.80 ghz


Your help is appreciated a lot...

Also please tell me if there is more info I need to post
 
Old 10-30-2009, 05:21 PM   #2
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I tried to install ubuntu but failed
Every time I try to install the OS from that cd it shows a black screen kind of like the command prompt but with error messages on it

This started right after I deleted my installation of ubuntu due to the lack of its little space in my hard drive. I had such little space on the OS that I couldn't even install updates. After I deleted it I tried to install ubuntu. It started out well but I got an error message when the drives were being partioned. Then when I popped it the cd again i ran the "check your disk for errors" option and it said that there were no errors I tried to install ubuntu again but the black screen wouldn't let me.



I have windows xp 2002 edition serverpack 3
1.2 gb ddr ram
intel pentium(R) 4 cpu 2.80 ghz


Your help is appreciated a lot...

Also please tell me if there is more info I need to post
WTF? what is the exact error message? where are you getting stuck?
did you read your username?
 
Old 10-30-2009, 05:34 PM   #3
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WTF? what is the exact error message? where are you getting stuck?
did you read your username?
I cannot tell if it is the same same error message
It goes so fast
 
Old 10-30-2009, 05:41 PM   #4
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what do you do before the error appears?
 
Old 10-30-2009, 06:39 PM   #5
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what do you do before the error appears?
nothing I just insert the disk and press install
 
Old 10-30-2009, 06:48 PM   #6
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Why didn't you just shrink your windows partition so you would have more room for Ubuntu. I don't really understand what you are trying to accomplish by deleting your Ubuntu partition and just re-installing it? Did you resize your partitions to create a larger one for Ubuntu? What was the error message you got when the drives were being partitioned?

Is the Ubuntu CD a Live CD and install CD? one or both? If a Live CD, load it and run "sudo fdisk -l" to post your partition information. Is this a new Ubuntu CD or the one you used to initially install Ubuntu?
 
Old 10-30-2009, 06:55 PM   #7
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Why didn't you just shrink your windows partition so you would have more room for Ubuntu. I don't really understand what you are trying to accomplish by deleting your Ubuntu partition and just re-installing it? Did you resize your partitions to create a larger one for Ubuntu? What was the error message you got when the drives were being partitioned?

Is the Ubuntu CD a Live CD and install CD? one or both? If a Live CD, load it and run "sudo fdisk -l" to post your partition information. Is this a new Ubuntu CD or the one you used to initially install Ubuntu?
I have already deleted ubuntu because it was too small
 
Old 10-31-2009, 05:23 PM   #8
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I have already deleted ubuntu because it was too small
I'm sure it will be the same size again if you're using the same installation CD???

Or was the partition too small? If you don't post the fdisk -l output I suggested earlier there's not much anyone here can do to help, there's no information on your system.
 
  


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