[PLUG] not able to install Ubuntu 8.04

Sriram Narayanan sriramnrn at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 08:25:51 PDT 2008


On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 7:57 PM, Ranjit Bhonsle <ranjya at gmail.com> wrote:
> First burn the ISO on a CD/DVD using the burning software e.g Nero
> Put this bootable CD/DVD in drive and reboot.

Some more input here: Choose the "burn Image to disk" option here. Do
not worry about various settings such as "mark this disc bootable",
etc.

At the end of this operation, you should not write the ISO file as a
plain file onto the CD-ROM. You need to write the ISO file as an
image. This will make the CD-ROM bootable.

> As machine reboots go into BIOS...press DEL key or Whichever key
> as appears during boot.
> Change the 1st boot drive to CD/DVD.
> Save changes (F10) and it will reboot.
> Ubuntu screen should come up
> Continue boot process and you should have a desktop.
> If no GUI and as you say a dos prompt then
> it means your graphic card not recognised by Ubuntu...very unlikely
> now a days.

At this point, if you are able to get into the command prompt, type
the following and note down the last few lines at least and then post
to this list.
cat /var/log/Xorg.log.0

Also, if you have Windows on this computer already, then let the list
know which specific Video Card you have.

> regards,
> Ranjit.
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