Cannot install ubuntu on Centrino 2 Studio laptop

Matthieu Bertin bertinm at esiee.fr
Sat Feb 14 07:57:23 CST 2009


It.. just worked. Damn. Thanks !

On Sat, Feb 14, 2009 at 2:20 PM, Victor Kane <victorkane at gmail.com> wrote:

> Does the live version work?
>
> All Ubuntu CDs have a "live" version which runs Ubuntu from a RAM disk
> without affecting your existing install. That way, you can see if there are
> any compatibility or hardware issues; then, there is an icon on the desktop
> to go ahead and make the install permanent.
>
> Victor Kane
> http://awebfactory.com.ar
>
> On Sat, Feb 14, 2009 at 11:10 AM, Matthieu Bertin <bertinm at esiee.fr>wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I've unsuccessfully tried to install Ubuntu 8.10 and 8.04.2 on my new
>> laptop, but the regular install CDs and alternate failed with I/O errors.
>> I tried downloading the 8.10 dell version iso on
>> http://linux.dell.com/wiki/index.php/Ubuntu_8.10 (btw, the md5sum seems
>> to be wrong - i downloaded it two times and i got the same md5 which doesn't
>> match the one on the wiki)
>> I made an USB flash disk using cd2usb, which worked perfectly until i had
>> to set up the keyboard, time and first account login/password.
>> All i get is a coloured patchwork on my screen and there's a visible
>> cursor on it (really looks like Console on acid).
>>
>> Is there any workaround ?
>>
>>
>>
>>
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