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Old 12-13-2010, 10:48 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by naujokas View Post
I have similar problem.
On one PC I tried install ubuntu 10.10 from usb stick, and had same issue like theme author, installer just hang with ubuntu logo and fives dots, if I press ESC see this message "GLib-WARNING **: getpwuid_r(): failed due to unknown user id (0)" . Live cd I can't run too.
I've seen this warning and the computer still managed to boot, you just had to have a bit of patience. Of course, there could be something else wrong with your particular setup which *does* cause it to fail...
Old 12-13-2010, 01:44 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by zimmi View Post
edit: i have looked for a new CD-ROM but a new CD-ROM is not available to me right now. will try again when i get a new CD-ROM with a powerful lens.
You don't want a "CD-ROM drive", they only read but can't burn CDs.

A "CD Burner" reads and burns CDs.

A "Combo Drive" reads and burns CDs and only reads DVDs.

A "DVD Burner" reads and burns CDs and DVDs.
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yeah thank you every one. i have managed to arrange a Combo drive. i will try to install Ubuntu again next week. hope it works. by the way, i am thinking of trying 10.04 this time.
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FINALLY FINALLY FINALLY i have succesfully installed Ubuntu 10.10 on my computer. The issue was my CD-Drive, nothing else. i changed it with a new DVD-ROM and there you go. no problem at all

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