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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot boot from USB

    Sorry, didn't work. Still got the Black Screen of Death..

    I do get the feeling it's booting okay though but the graphics are just not showing on the screen. I made sure the brightness was up as...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot boot from USB

    Sorry!

    Here it is

    00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82845G/GL[Brookdale-G]/GE Chipset Integrated Graphics Device (rev 03)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot boot from USB

    I got it more than 8 years ago in January 2002!

    It's a notebook I think.

    EI Systems

    Celeron2.4 Ghz processor
    256 MB RAM (but I installed 1GB)
    40 GB HDD
    DVD Rom + CD Writer (Combo Drive)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot boot from USB

    Hi I just managed to get knoppix to work!! So I have installed it to my HARD DRIVE (I read that it's not recommended but I did it and it works..) :popcorn: anyone? :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot boot from USB

    I have tried fedora 13, debian 5, ubuntu 10.10, lubuntu 10.10 ubuntu 10.10 alternative

    no luck.

    With lubuntu mini iso I managed to install all of the files over my ethernet connection but could...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot boot from USB

    Thank you utilitytrack, I'll get on that right away :)

    Have a great weekend.. :guitar:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot boot from USB

    can anyone help?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot boot from USB

    Hi I managed to get into drop to prompt with networking in recovery mode and typed in the above, this is the text:




    Does this help?!?!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot boot from USB

    Still need help!

    The furthest I got was with lubuntu 10.10 by typing acpi=off when tabbing at the install menu I got a little text lubuntu 10.10 and the rolling dots underneath - it didn't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot boot from USB

    I am also going to download the 10.10 alternate iso (the text based one) to see if that works if this fails.

    Any more advice would be most grateful - I am a newbie at grub and Ubuntu as I have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot boot from USB

    I used 10.10 to make a usb bootup for ubuntu 9.10 is that the problem?

    I am currently downloading 10.10 and will try that.. :)

    fingers crossed.

    Any more suggestions before I try it? - I take...
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    [ubuntu] Cannot boot from USB

    I cannot get my laptop to boot up any system. My CD drive doesn't work so I have for months been trying to boot from USB.

    I thought maybe my hard drive was b*ggered so I bought a new one but have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HELP ! Grub Rescue> prompt

    Well I tried using several different USB sticks to install 9.10 and also Lucid Puppy but it didn't work.

    With one USB it just went to grub rescue> with the others it gave a message something like...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HELP ! Grub Rescue> prompt

    Nope. I don't want to risk mucking up my husbands PC!

    I am at the moment downloading "Puppy" to try and boot from another USB stick - I have 4 others but they're too small for ordinary Linux so I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HELP ! Grub Rescue> prompt

    Hi binoyjayan

    Thank you for your helpful response. When I try and load up Ubuntu from my pendrive using the website that you mentioned (I had already done this previously about 10-20 times) my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HELP ! Grub Rescue> prompt

    Hi Wilee Nilee

    Thank you for your response.

    I downloaded your bootscript but I am not sure how I am meant to run it as all I can get to is the Grub Rescue> prompt - I cannot get any version of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HELP ! Grub Rescue> prompt

    I wasn't able to install 10.04, I tried to install it from a usb stick by using the pendrive installer to convert the iso file to a bootable one.

    It wont load, just goes to grub rescue> prompt.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HELP ! Grub Rescue> prompt

    Hi

    Thanks so much for your response - I cannot boot at all, I don't get into a normal command prompt just Grub rescue one and it doesn't recognise any commands.

    Thanks for the link, I'll have a...
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    [ubuntu] HELP ! Grub Rescue> prompt

    I did a stupid stupid thing - I was using Maverick Meerkat 10.10 but couldn't get mp3 or avi files to play (or any media apart from streaming content)

    So I thought I would install 10.04 instead -...
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    Re: Blog Client for Ubuntu 10.10

    Funnily enough I did try Moovida too and had the same problem. even updated everything in synaptic thinking that might fix it. Yes it probably just is cos it's 10.10 oh well I can be patient :D
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    Re: Blog Client for Ubuntu 10.10

    Rasa1111

    Did what you said in synaptic but got the following errors!!

    Thank you for helping me :)

    "enna:
    Depends: libevas-svn-05-engines-x (>=0.9.9.063) but it is not installable
    ...
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    Re: Blog Client for Ubuntu 10.10

    Hey, this noobie has a name :D

    I do appreciate it. :)

    It does look sweet, I can't seem to get it to work though - now my pc is going on about obsolete packages and ifupdown, whatever that is!!
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    Re: Blog Client for Ubuntu 10.10

    Enna looks great, but I tried to download it from the software centre and got

    "This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore...
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    Re: Blog Client for Ubuntu 10.10

    I installed VLC and it will play my files but I have sound and no picture :)
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    Re: Blog Client for Ubuntu 10.10

    Thank you Rasa111 I am going to download that now.

    Sorry I have a "never go back" rule when it comes to software :)
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