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rohan_1 09-14-2008 10:37 AM

Ubuntu 6.06 wont install on my PC
 
Hi,
i've been trying to install ubuntu 6.06 lts on my PC. but it wont go beyond "Uncompressing Linux....booting the kernel". I've waited over 20 mins for the install to proceed but :( . will this version work on my Pentium D 1.8 E2140. cant make out wat's wrong

Help please!!

-Rohan

amani 09-14-2008 10:41 AM

It should work, but get a newer version like Kubuntu-8.04 Hardy.

You may need a different settings for your display/vga. Adjust them in the boot screen.

salasi 09-14-2008 12:31 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by rohan_1 (Post 3280089)
will this version work on my Pentium D 1.8 E2140

An E2140 isn't a Pentium D. Now you might think this was going to be relevant because the E2140 is more recent than 6.06, but a D isn't. My guess that this argument isn't relevant in this case because, to the software, the e2140 will be almost identical to other, earlier, Core2Duos (just not necessarily the same speed).

OTOH, if your Mobo (chipset) is more recent than the 6 of the 6, then that might be an issue. As suggested earlier, more recent releases are available...


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