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Old 09-12-2003, 05:54 PM   #1
noob_hampster
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mandrake installation problems :newbie:


I have 3 instalation disks of the new version of mndrake ppc. When I try to install the software something really wierd happens with my screen. When the process gets to the instalation screen (where the language choices are) all of the text on the screen becomes gibberish. It is uncomprehendable text all mixed together with wierd colors all over the place. I thought it could have been the distro so I re-downloaded it and still the same problem. Can anyone tell me what the hell is going on?

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Old 09-12-2003, 06:04 PM   #2
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Ouch, that sucks. I'm no expert, but maybe it's your video card or monitor. And just to double check, I think Mandrake PPC is for Apple computers so just make sure you have an Apple.

I think there is a basic way to install Mandrake via text, but I do not know how. Maybe someone else can help.

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