[TAG] The all new Ubuntu.... Did I say something wrong?
dsrich at ieee.org
Thu Aug 24 03:48:26 MSD 2006
On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 02:22:59PM -0400, clarjon1 wrote:
> Hey gang!
> I'm going to keep this as short, and concise, as I can. Here goes:
> I got some Ubuntu CDs yesterday! 10 Dapper Drake 6.06 LTS, with 2
> sheets of 4 bumper stickers! Got them from shipit.ubuntu.com
> Of course, I booted it up... :D They really improved the look and
> feel of it. Of course, I want to install it, right? I'm done with
> gaming for now, now that most of the games I play (emulators) work
> good under Linux natively or via Wine. So, I start the install
> program. For those who have used breezy badger, you would expect me
> to use the install CD. The Dapper drake allows you to install from
> the live cd -- Only one CD required to ship now. So, I started the
> install. It asked me for a language, my timezone, and then my
> keyboard layout. I thought to myself, This is so easy! Boy, did I
> let Murphy and his law come in there. After the correct (i.e default)
> keyboard layout was selected, i clicked next. And that's the end of
> the story. Not a single error message, the non-greyed out buttons and
> text input boxes are still allowing input. But on that window,
> anywhere other than the text input, is the little "i'm thinking" mouse
> pointer. But nothing happens. The CD isn't being read from, and the
> swap partition isn't showing any signs of being used. Any help would
> be appreciated.
>From the release notes for 6.06.1 maintenance release, dated 10 August
"Over 300 post-release updates have been pre-applied, so that fewer
updates will need to be downloaded after installation, and a number of
bugs in the installation system have been corrected."
I suspect that you may have been bitten by one of the installer bugs.
May I suggest trying a 6.06.1 install?
Richardson \ Imagine whirled peas.....
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The above is my own opinion - nobody else wants it!
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