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    Unable to install ubuntu 12.04

    I have HP dc 7800p small form factor PC
    i have to install UBUNTU 12.04 but when it boot it load system and take me to the command screen and show message
    "General error mounting filesystems.
    A maintenance shell will now be started.
    CONTROL-D will terminate this shell and reboot the system
    root@(ubuntu):"



    I have delete all partition having windows XP... but still its shows same massage....


    PLz help......

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    Re: Unable to install ubuntu 12.04

    Thread moved to Installation and Upgrades
    Edit: Also removed duplicate thread. Please do not create duplicate threads, it dilutes community effort. Thank you.
    Last edited by Toz; October 30th, 2013 at 06:01 AM.

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    Re: Unable to install ubuntu 12.04

    Is this when booting directly from the install CD? What happens when you hit CONTROL+D? Does it loop back to:

    Code:
    root@ubuntu:
    From your post I am a bit unclear as to whether you have actually managed to install Ubuntu and this is what you get when you boot or this is what you get when you boot from the install CD ...

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    Re: Unable to install ubuntu 12.04

    when i press control D system gets restart and again it start booting for ubuntu 12.04 and

    "General error mounting filesystems.
    A maintenance shell will now be started.
    CONTROL-D will terminate this shell and reboot the system
    root@(ubuntu):"

    here it come....

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    Re: Unable to install ubuntu 12.04

    boot into live session and post a picture from gparted or post result of

    Code:
    df -h
    Easy to understand Ubuntu manual with lots of pics: http://ubuntu-manual.org/
    Do i need antivirus/firewall in linux?
    User friendly disk backup: Redobackup

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    Re: Unable to install ubuntu 12.04

    problem solved.... i installed it via usb

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    Re: Unable to install ubuntu 12.04

    Did you read Bucky Ball's signature?
    Bringing old hardware back to life. About problems due to upgrading.
    Please visit Quick Links -> Unanswered Posts
    Don't use this space for a list of your hardware. It only creates false hits in the search engines.

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    Re: Unable to install ubuntu 12.04

    Quote Originally Posted by mörgæs View Post
    Did you read Bucky Ball's signature?
    ... and just in case you didn't:
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