[lug] Ubuntu 9.04 install question

Michael Hirsch mdhirsch at gmail.com
Tue Jun 8 16:46:08 MDT 2010

On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 3:49 PM, Ernie Stiltner <stltner at indra.com> wrote:
>                                                June 8, 2010
> Having a wierd problem instaling Ubuntu 9.04 and would appreciate any
> comments, even though I've got 10.xxx on request.
> The install goes through the hardware selection and language selection menus
> with no problems. The request for first user name and password have some dozen
> or so characters chopped off at the start of each line. Typing blind does not
> work. The terminal works OK with a couple other systems in dumb glass teleype
> mode so something is strange in Ubuntu's line images.
> Any suggestions for get past this problem?

You could get the alternate installation disk and use a text mode install.

I've started usually installing ubuntu-server, then installing gnome
or KDE on top of it.  That uses text mode, too.


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