--- On Tue, 11/18/08, NoOp <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> From: NoOp <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: Help
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2008, 4:46 PM
> On 11/18/2008 12:51 PM, Dan Maney wrote:
> > Hi, HELP.
> > I'm having trouble downloading / installing
> > I confirmed BIOS, confirmed download with MD5Sum,
> & downloaded wima6481.
> > When I couldn't open or run program using I burned
> to disc,
> > I downloaded Wubi.
> > No luck.
> Wubi is Simple
> No need to burn a CD. Just run the installer, enter a
> password for the
> new account, and click "Install", go grab a
> coffee, and when you are
> back, Ubuntu will be ready for you.
> They are talking about the file: wubi.exe. Just
> double-click on the file
> and follow the rest of the instructions.
> To install directly from a liveCD:
> To install 8.04 (recommended) directly from the Alternate
> To install 8.10 (don't use if you are new to Ubuntu)
> directly form the
> Alternate CD:
> > I'm Pavlov's Dog. Need Help!
> > I'm using a Dell Inspiron 8100 purchased 12/23/01
> > Pentium 3 1.0 GHz
> > 512MB SDRAM
> > 16MB DDR 4X AGP NVIDIA GeForse 2 Go Vidio
> > 30GB Hard Drive
> > MiniPCI 56K +10/100 Modem
> > Windows XP Home 2002 w/ Service Pack 2
> > Updated BIOS: A15
> > I've been using Mozilla Firefox & Thunderbird,
> AVG, Prevx/CSI, Spyware Dr
> > And it's still OLD & SLOW.
> That system should run Ubuntu just fine.
Agreed that it should run Ubuntu with a 30 GB HDD but may be a little tight if he intends to keep Windows XP Home on the same HDD. I have deleted all my read mail but think I remember the OP saying he wanted to run each side by side. Could be wrong about that, though.-
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