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lh595
August 1st, 2008, 12:50 AM
i am a new user and i just jumped out of windows and i need help installing ubunto i get a error 5 message when it starts up off the hard drive but the cd will load every time pls help im starting to get second thoughts i don't want to go back but running it off the cd is for the birds
thank you for your help

nbayiha
August 1st, 2008, 12:54 AM
Which Error are u getting , and which cd are trying to install.
Maybe you need the alternate ubuntu cd .
Anyway which kind of computer do you have , specification and all the rest.
And which error are u recieving ?

lh595
August 1st, 2008, 03:43 PM
yea i have a amd sempron 2200
the Ubuntu ver. of 8,04 April 08
nome v 2.22.1 4/15/08
Linux 2.6.24-16 generic
is this what you need

overdrank
August 1st, 2008, 03:48 PM
yea i have a amd sempron 2200
the Ubuntu ver. of 8,04 April 08
nome v 2.22.1 4/15/08
Linux 2.6.24-16 generic
is this what you need

Hi and welcome,
Are you saying grub error 5?
Did you check the cd for errors before installing?

lh595
August 2nd, 2008, 12:32 AM
yea it is saying grub loading and then it sayes error 5

Pumalite
August 2nd, 2008, 12:47 AM
This might help:
http://users.bigpond.net.au/hermanzone/p15.htm#5_
If your Partition Table is indeed corrupted; you will need TesDisk:
http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk_Download

lh595
August 2nd, 2008, 05:35 AM
ok i tried the gparted on the cd and i made the /dev/sda1 the boot partion and the same thing happen what do i do now

Pumalite
August 2nd, 2008, 09:23 PM
Returning your PM. Read post # 6

lh595
August 5th, 2008, 06:34 PM
ok i tried the partition editor to find the partition and rest them and i reinstalled the ubuntu and the same error 5 came right back

then i tried to use the testdisk program and i cant find the application all the extinctions say unknown i don't know what to do next what do i do now

Pumalite
August 5th, 2008, 06:43 PM
Read well the Documentation for TestDisk

lh595
August 7th, 2008, 02:03 PM
ok when i tried that i got i was not authorized to intall the taskdisk the sudo taskdisk yada yada didn't work what do i have to do to get the rights to install the window #12 is what i got when i tried

lh595
August 7th, 2008, 02:18 PM
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo ./testdisk_static, sudo ./photorec_static
sudo: ./testdisk_static,: command not found
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ su -c ./testdisk_static, su -c ./photorec_static
Unknown id: su
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ -c ./testdisk_static, su -c ./photorec_static
bash: -c: command not found
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo ./testdisk_static, sudo ./photorec_static
sudo: ./testdisk_static,: command not found
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$