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Old 12-15-2013, 06:23 PM   #1
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100% Newbie needs help please

I boot my newly installed cd containing CDlinux which go's to the select language screen, select English and on to the next screen.

This contains several lines of information including a message in red stating "Can't find out where CDlinux is installed"

And the bottom line "Press enter to activate this console"

After pressing enter it comes back with a line asking for an input
on rootCdlinux# and I have no idea on what to input at this point

I need help please
Old 12-15-2013, 06:59 PM   #2
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It sounds like perhaps you did not install a boot loader. It sounds like it may be a Grub Recovery Prompt. It is weird that you get that language selection page like on firstboot. You may want to try if you want to repair Grub, or if you have never booted in successfully you may want to try and re-install making sure to select to install a boot loader.
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Looks to be a year or two old, can you download newer distros to test? First link in my signature has some links for that...

otherwise try typing startx or Xfce4 at that command-prompt\rootCdlinux#

plus by "installed" do you mean you put the cd in or whent trough an install process?

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Old 12-15-2013, 07:54 PM   #4
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I have downloaded the latest stable version and burnt the image onto a CD, booted it up and it worked

Looks like it was a dud version or had not burnt properly

Thank you for your replies, much appreciated


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