[nSLUG] ubuntu iso a dud

Preston Smith prbasmith at gmail.com
Fri Feb 23 14:55:23 AST 2007


Hi Bob!

Did you ever achieve a successful Ubuntu load?

Preston (who like George White lives in the Head of St Margarets Bay)

Robert Ashley said the following on 15/01/2007 11:45 PM:
> Thanks Preston, I appreciate your urging me not to give up on Ubuntu.
> Just a run of bad luck or bad methods.  Twice I've mail-ordered CDs
> from the South Africa maker, twice I've tried to load cds from
> magazines and twice I've tried dl-ing iso images, all leading to
> varying degrees of futilitarianism.
>
> Granted, I busted the installations onto variously eccentric and
> different olden boxen so it's not like I could say six sequent
> attempts failed on the same box. And the more I think about it, the
> only true reliable variable here is likely my own bumbling.
>
> That said, I guess I have to wonder why Debian has gone easy me. Weird.
>
> I think I put in another mail-order request.  "Seven", after all, is a 
> lucky...
>
> Thanks,
>
> Bob
>
> :-)
>
> Bob
>
> On 1/15/07, Preston Smith <prbasmith at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Bob!
>>
>> I have probably burned 25 Ubuntu/Kubuntu/Xubuntu CDs without problem (as
>> long as the md5sum checks out)
>>
>> They boot nicely in my 1 year old Compaq Presario laptop and my 5-year
>> old roll your own desktop.
>>
>> Strange you are having a problem.  I am burning one as I type
>>
>> Good luck but do not give up on Ubuntu and it many clones
>>
>> Preston
>>
>> gnwiii at gmail.com said the following on 15/01/2007 9:41 PM:
>> > On 1/15/07, Robert Ashley <rb.ashley at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> I downloaded an ubuntu iso from an American mirror. I did the md5sum
>> >> check. That went okay. But the cd I burned won't boot. Sheesh.


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