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drivelab
March 3rd, 2010, 11:57 PM
I am very new to using servers, and I decided to use Ubuntu for my platform. I am installing on a Dell 2550 Poweredge server. How I have to install the software is quite unique. I must install on another computer, and then insert the HD on the server, or else if I try to install on the server the installation will not complete. I have tried multiple drives on the server, all to no evail...same result.

So i have resorted to installing on another computer just to get the OS on the drive. Once I boot the OS on the server I can not bring up a GUI, permission denied on everything, or there is no directory, etc. Install Check CD comes up fine with no errors. Can anyone help shed some light?

I am currently running server 9.04, ... 9.10 gave the same results and could not install cloud. I have downloaded from Ubuntu directly, and via torrents. again all with the same results. I have put a request in for a free CD from Ubuntu to see if that makes any difference.

Thanks for any help,

drivelab