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Old 03-16-2008, 09:53 PM   #1
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Ubuntu to replace Mandrake

I have Mandrake installed on an older Dell laptop and want to replace it with Ubuntu. I can't seem to get it to install. It just wants to boot from the disk.
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Yes you boot from the disc, there's an icon on your desktop to start the install process.
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You may need to go into the bios & set the boot device/sequence so that it tries to boot from the CD/DVD drive 1st.


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