Ubuntu Cannot install bcmwl package on new 10.04 USB install

I'm getting errors trying to install bcmwl (to get my wireless card to work). This is a brand new install of 10.04 on a USB flash drive. Any suggestions greatly appreciated See sequence below:-- New 10.04 USB install created by Universal USB Installer-- Booted, got message saying I should install pr ...

copy of running xubuntu 8.04 hd install to cf via usb

I'm running a toughbook cf-m34 PIII 400mhz/40gb/512m. curently have xubuntu 8.04 on a conventional HD and want to mirror the build onto a 8gb CF. I know i have to crank the partition down to make it fit, but i'm stuck after that.in ubuntu you can create bootable usb media, but i want to replace the ...

Ubuntu 9.04 usb install - menu.lst blank?

i have an install of 9.04 on a 5GB partition created on a usb hdd. it works perfectly, but my menu.lst seems to be blank. i assume the usb install works differently as regards to the boot process to a regular install as it is essentially the installation cd on a usb drive?the reason i want to edit i ...

Xubuntu V8.04.1 install error

I'm trying to install Xubuntu V8.04.1 onto an older machine from a CD. The disc boots, install runs for a minute, and then stops at an (initramfs) prompt. I've displayed the casper.log and it shows the following error:Can not mount /dev/loop0 (/cdrom/casper/filesystem.squashfs) on //filesystem.squas ...

[ask] why is xorg.conf is empty in xubuntu 9.04 fresh install?

hi, i just finish installing xubuntu 9.04. why is xorg.conf is empty in xubuntu 9.04? is it intentionally left empty? is there other file for editing device driver? the reason i'm asking is because my video card which is nvidia Geforce 4 mx 440 is somehow always incompatible with all nv driver that ...

Xubuntu 10.04 USB wireless frustration!

Hi, please help Linux newbie who wants it to work! I've loaded Xubuntu 10.04 onto Dell Dimension LR800. All works, except Belkin USB wireless (which does work with XP). The Belkin is probably F5D7050v.4000. In many ways it seems to work, but I can't actually get connection to web. I can see wireless ...

Xubuntu 7.04 + USB/Cable Modem = No Internet

My wife has a (kind of old) notebook (Gateway Solo 2550 - 500mhz, 128mb ram and 6gb HD), and after 6 months trying to convince her how good is ubuntu, finally she agreed and let me instal (via the alternative) xubuntu 7.04Everything is great, and her notebook is running xubuntu very smoothly. But, I ...

Ubuntu Hardy 8.04 usb install (swap error)

I am trying to install 8.04 onto a 16GB usb pen drive, i go through the normal install process, enter workstation and timezone parts.I get to the partition options and select the usb drive and in the advanced section set the boot loader to the usb drive aswell.The install appears to start, and parti ...

Ubuntu Make USB install "persistent"?

I have 64bit Ubu 9.10 installed and running on a 1GB flash drive (I'm using it now), which is a great emergency OS for when Windows breaks down. 9.10 gives me access to both my RAID-0 C: drive AND the data on Blu-ray disks (even XP can't do that).The only drawback is that I must re-enter my preferen ...

Ubuntu 8.04 usb install with no cd-rom drive problems?

I'm trying to install 8.04 LTS on an Acer Revo using USB without a CD-ROM drive.Every time I try to install it fails as it can't locate a CD-ROM drive.Is there anyway to install it without a CD-ROM? ...

Ubuntu 7.04 USB Install

Im trying to salvage some files from a disk that belongs to my sister. I am just home from university and all I have is an old 7.04 install disc here. I only have one hard disk and the installer for 7.04 only allows me to wipe everything, I guess the partitions are locked?I have an 8Gb USB stick tha ...

Ubuntu Trouble with 8.04 USB Install

I am having trouble getting 8.04 installed on a Intel Atom D945GCLF Single board computer.I am trying to install the OS on a 4GB USB stick and it continues to fail at the last steps. The first time I got a "Fatal Grub Error" and the second time it hung with 100% CPU at the end of "Con ...

Ubuntu 10.04 usb install dell latitude e6510 blank screen

I'm having problems bringing up anything other than the install screen.I've downloaded ubuntu-10.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso and made my USB bootable.I've seen documentation about hitting F6 and selecting 'nomodeset' but I can't find that anywhere. The screenshots show a purple screen with a bunch of opt ...

Xubuntu 10.04 Wubi install problem

After installing Xubuntu using Wubi (because Ubuntu never worked right on this PC) I got to Grub, selected Xubuntu & have tried Safe Graphics Mode, ACPI workarounds, etc. I have tried nosplash in the grub.cfg as well.I get to the Xubuntu screen & it locks (no keyboard response, etc.) When I ...

Xubuntu 7.04 wont install

i try to take over the whole hard drive for xubuntu..cause I wanted light weight and fast. Ubuntu installed..no problems.. but I get this error w/ Xubuntu"The ext3 file creation in partition #1 of IDE1 master (hda) failed"what do I do? ...

Xubuntu 10.04 :: Dual Boot from USB Installation Keeps Failing

I started attempting to install Xubuntu 10.04 on my older laptop. I followed all the instructions from the tutorial:http://www.pendrivelinux.com/put-xubuntu-10-04-on-a-flash-drive-with-windows/ (http://www.pendrivelinux.com/put-xubuntu-10-04-on-a-flash-drive-with-windows/)but it does not seem to wor ...

xfce4-terminal in Xubuntu 7.04 Beta crashes X while using 'chips' driver

After completing a Xubuntu 7.04 beta install to an old Compaq Armada 1700, starting xfce4-terminal crashes X, and I'm prompted to login again.I completed an apt-get update, upgrade and dist-upgrade (quite a few updates there) and it still continued to crash.I changed xorg.conf from the 'chips' drive ...

Xubuntu 9.04 Black Screen on G3

I installed Xubuntu 9.04(Alternate Install) for PPC on my iMac G3 333 w/ 288mb RAM. After the Xubuntu splash screen, the screen goes blank and goes into a suspend mode, but the computer is still running? By hitting Ctrl-Alt-F1, I can login and bring up a terminal. How can I change my video settings ...

Acer Aspire One wireless(atheros) not working in xubuntu 9.04

I've decided to switch to Xubuntu for my Aspire One since i found UNR to be slow on my Aspire One. Therefore, i've decided to download Xubuntu 9.04 and install a fresh copy on my Aspire One. Everything was great and it was faster than UNR, except that the wireless is unusable.I've tried almost every ...

Xubuntu 10.04 - where is network? Network Manager?

Just installed Xubuntu 10.04 via the alt install CD.I would like to configure my wireless card.Nowhere did the install attempt to utilize the wireless card, opting to config the eth0 wired connection instead.When I use the menus, I can't find a network control panel anywhere in Xubuntu 10.04 virgin ...

Xubuntu 7.04 on a white iBook G3/500

I know, I know, it's unsupported. Officially, that is. I've had some problems with Ubuntu 7.10 on PowerPCs before, but it usually works OK.I recently settled on Debian Etch/stable for my iMac G3/350, and it seems to be a good match for the hardware. However, my iBook G3 doesn't like the Debian insta ...

Installing Using Xubuntu 7.04 Alt...

Okay, here are the system specs.AMD Athlon XP 2200+ Underclocked at 1.35GHz160MB PC100 RAM @ 133MHzASUS A7V-133 MotherboardAGP Card out of an Old Compaq DeskproI'm using a Xubuntu 7.04 Alt install disk on it.I can start the install fine. After the loading parts after choosing the Keyboard layout, ho ...

installing xubuntu 9.04 from USB using the alternate install cd

I've been scouring the internet looking for answers about this including the one found in the UbuntuTutorials.I've been trying to install xubuntu 9.04 from USB using the alternate install ISO.whenever I try the steps stated in https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromUSBStickthe step where ...

xubuntu 10.04 ppc usb live install detect and mount cd-rom fail

I´m trying to install xubuntu 10.04 ppc daily build via usb stick.I´ve followed ubuntu 8.10 preparing files for usb stick boot guide (last one found) and booted from open firmware on a g3 ibook blueberry.I fail trying to detect and mount cdrom.Help me please!tnxs a lot. ...

when installing xubuntu 8.04 beta on usb install dissappears

I first tried installing ubuntu on a usb flash drive but the install screen dissappears at about 80%, i assumed this was because my usb stick was only 2GB! But then i tried installing xubuntu 8.04 beta on my usb stick (which only requires 1.5gb) and at about 55% through the install process the insta ...

Install xubuntu 8.04 in external hard disk

I have a Laptot HP pavillion 550 with 3GB ram and Intel Core Duo Processor 1.80 GHz.In this laptop Im booting the version xubuntu 8.04 liveCD desktop I386 and I would like to install it in an external hard disk that is connected to the lapton by an USB.It is possible to install xubuntu in the extern ...

How do I uninstall ubuntu 8.04 and install xubuntu 9.04?

I have an old computer with Hardy LTS installed that is not online, but works, just slow, that I would like to install xubuntu 9.04 on, to give to my brother-in law, who has never had a computer. Here are the specs.Dell Dimension XPS T450Pentium 111 433mhzMemory 250.1 mbHard drive memory ? 12-20 gig ...

Persistent USB install - help

OK.I've installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS onto a 4gb USB flash drive using Universal USB Installer. All of my hardware is detected, it boots smoothly and quickly, and i even managed to get the broadcom wireless up without a hitch by extracting the firmware manually to the appropriate directory... so far so ...

Ubuntu U9.04 USB 1 GB install help

I'm trying to do a 1 GB USB Ubuntu : http://www.pendrivelinux.com/usb-ubuntu-704-persistent-install/but the old release Ubuntu 7.04 CD won't install syslinux mtools after the instructions . . .13. Back at the terminal, type sudo apt-get install syslinux mtools- many errors (unable to fetch archives ...

initramfs and USB install (XUbuntu)

I've been trying to install Xubuntu on my laptop for the past 2 days.I've already got Ubuntu 9.04 and win 7.Now as I try to install xubuntu using a usb flash drive,i get stuck at the initramfs prompt.I searched the forum and google but could not find a solution that worked.My bios would not let me c ...

Ubuntu Persistent USB install problems.

everyone, this is one my first threads here, so please be gentle with me :)Ok, so before I get my new laptop the 20th, I want to have a persistent USB stick install of Xubuntu, BUT, once I get my laptop > I want to transfer all the files, settings and apps from my USB flash and use it as my main ...

Ativa Wireless USB setup on Xubuntu 7.04

I am very new to Linux, but I have managed to install Xubuntu 7.04 and I would like to get my wireless internet working. I have an Ativa Wireless G USB Adapter. So for now I''m in Windows writing this post. Anyone who can help me get this working it would be greatly appreciated. I don't know if I ju ...

xubuntu 7.04 really slow usb

I've got kind of a weird problem... I picked up a little "shuttle" micro atx computer to sit next to my TV so I can watch videos I download via bittorrent. It's not the beefiest box, so I put Xubuntu 7.04 on there. Got everything set up and working like a charm.Except...I noticed that USB ...

Xubuntu 9.04 install problems

This is my first with Linux so please forgive me if I ask some very dumb questions! I have a Pentium III, 733 MHz computer. So after reading on the web, I thought that Xubuntu may be a good option as I and more so my kids are thoroughly frustrated with Windows 2000, it keeps crashing when connected ...

Removing yellow dog to install Xubuntu 9.04

Hello, I just bought an iBook G4 from ebay that has yellow dog 6.1 installed. I have tried installing Xubuntu 9.04, but yellow dog will not allow me to access the disk. I have been able to live boot, but if I press the install icon nothing happens. I have spent a lot of time searching for a solution ...

New Install Xubuntu 9.04

Have finally burnt the Xubuntu 9.04 iso image to disk and would like to know if there is a tutorial i could follow so as to make sure that the install is completed correctly. ...

Looking for any solutions to a monitor that switches off during Xubuntu 10.04 install

Basically I have some Linux experience and have got myself an "old-but-good-machine". I'm sure the Xubuntu 10.04 cd is OK as I can boot into it with my Windows laptop. But... for whatever reason I can't boot it under the Live CD or Install options in my old computer??As soon as I hit one o ...

Need to install jre 6_07 on xubuntu 10.04 LTS

I am new to Ubuntu/Xubuntu/Debian derived Linux. Recently I have intalled xubuntu 10.04 LTS on my desktop & I need to access Oracle applications through mozila firefox browser. my oracel application servers uses JRE 1.6_07 and i need to use same plugin in my desktop environment/browser.Please he ...

Strange problem in Xubuntu 10.04 with usb devices...

I just installed xubuntu 10.04. and noticed a strange problem, which was not in ubuntu 10.04. (gnome). It exists in thunar also as in pcmanfm:When I plug in an usb drive (harddisc, usb-stick), I can see the content in the file browser. But I can't get deeper, than in the first directory (no deeper l ...

PC Freeze when I conect usb pendrive (xubuntu 8.04)

(xubuntu 8.04)I don't speak english, I hope you understandme.PC Freeze when I conect usb pendrive.Only works if I conect it when computer is turned off/shutdown.So... I conect usb pendrive and then I turn on the pc and xubuntu desktop shows the pendrive. I don't like turn off/on computer each time i ...

xubuntu 9.04 imac g3 install help please

I know there have been a lot of topics on this but I am having no luck in getting this to work on my powerpc. I have read through the forums alot can found no working solutions.Preliminaries:I got an old imac g3 slot loading-model M5521400 Mhz Processor578 mb of ram10 GB hard drive.I had tried using ...

xubuntu install media change insert disc labeled xubuntu 10.04 LTS lucid lynx

I am in the middle of installing Xubuntu on an older Asus laptop and now I am getting this.xubuntu install media change insert disc labeled xubuntu 10.04 LTS lucid lynxwhich Cd is meant? I am using the xubuntu alternate for the install.Right now I am downloading the xubuntu desktop image. Do you thi ...

Can. t Install Xubuntu 10.04 AMD64

Greetings,I've spent a frustrating afternoon trying to install Xubuntu 10.04 x64. I had already installed Win7 Pro 64, and have been attempting to install on a separate hard drive. It wouldn't even boot into Xubuntu install. Figured a bad burn on the Cd so I reburned the image I had down loaded usin ...

How to install Xubuntu 10.04 on specific partition?

I have partitionned an 60Gb HDD so that I have:hda1 primary partition of 3.6Gb formated as ext2, flagged bootablehda5 logical FAT32 partition of 6.4Gbhda6 logical FAT32 partition of 50Gbhda5 and hda6 contains valuable data, I want to install Xubuntu 10.04 on hda1.When I start the installation, I kno ...

xubuntu 8.04 no sound (usb speakers)

- I upgraded from Xubuntu 6.06 where sound worked fine (out of the box) - now in Xubuntu 8.04 I have no sound.The pc has no onboard sound so I am using USB speakers.aplay -l gives:**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****card 1: Audio [USB Audio], device 0: USB Audio [USB Audio]Subdevices: 1/1Subd ...

Hellish time trying to install Xubuntu 7.04

I have been on the computer for just about 18 hours(with 5 hours sleep) trying to install xubuntu 7.04 and Ive just run into problems after problems, gone through manuals, google, launchpad and forum search but still problems keep on pilling up so I came here. Here is the rundown:I am installing on ...

Xubuntu 7.04 install fails

Trying to install Xubuntu fromthe Xubuntu-7.04-desktop-i386.iso download.It seems to start off OK, but gets to a swirly blue screen with seven ikons down the left side, the bottom one being Install.There is an arrow in the centre of the screen, but this will not move. Thinking that perhaps I need to ...

Neither xubuntu 7.04 nor ubuntu 7.04 will install on my old laptop

HiSituation: I'm trying to install xubuntu 7.04 on an older laptop (asus M2000), have ubuntu 6.10 installed at the moment but want to try out xubuntu.I have tried: - xubuntu 7.04 desktop, - xubuntu 7.04 alternate, - ubnutu 7.04 desktop, - ubuntu 7.04 alternate (I've used this cd for the installation ...

Install Xubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn Server

I am new on this forum.I had Fedora1 installed on my computer but later I installed Fedora6 but I have had problems with Fedora6. If you don't have Internet you cannot see what software is installed on your computer. So I want to try Xubuntu. I downloaded Xubuntu 7.04(Feisty Fawn) and installed it.S ...

Xubuntu 7.04 install cannot recognise scsi disks

I have an old Digital Celebris XL5133DP that I have successfully installed with Ubuntu 6.06. I tried installing Xubuntu 7.04 on it using the alternate CD distro. At the disk partitioning stage, it could not recognise the SCSI disks. Only the IDE disk was recognised. When I was installing Ubuntu 6.06 ...