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davidandmargaret
October 11th, 2013, 05:51 AM
Having all sorts of problems installing ubuntu mini

Never had any install problems before with standard varieties

Computer is a leagacy IBM Thinkpad without pae

At the moment to top up my problems Mirrors appear to be down

mastablasta
October 11th, 2013, 07:05 AM
Having all sorts of problems installing ubuntu mini


a very detailed description of the problem.


use non-pae kernel image. you can use torrent to download it.

mrgs
October 11th, 2013, 11:22 AM
Here's some information on the PAE (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PAE) problem and workarounds. If it's too much hassle I recommend Bodhi Linux.

sudodus
October 11th, 2013, 01:08 PM
Welcome to the Ubuntu Forums :-)


Having all sorts of problems installing ubuntu mini

Never had any install problems before with standard varieties

Computer is a leagacy IBM Thinkpad without pae

At the moment to top up my problems Mirrors appear to be down

I have such an IBM Thinkpad, and have several methods and flavours, versions and distros that work. You can try

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu-fake-PAE

or the One Button Installer, 'OBI' (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2172971)