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"G. " 07-21-2012 12:08 PM

fail install ubuntu 12.04 Solved
On Sat, Jul 21, 2012 at 10:06 AM, G. <> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 21, 2012 at 8:08 AM, G. <> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 10:15 PM, G. <> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 10:08 PM, G. <> wrote:
>>>> Trying to install on a Samsung NC 110 The installer fails after I
>>>> select Install side by side with windows, Gparted does not see the
>>>> windows partition, Using the same USB on another computer and it sees
>>>> the windows partition.
>>>> This is a new hard disk factory installed replacement. I had Ubuntu
>>>> 12 on the old one, it installed just fine, Did the factory tech do
>>>> something to prevent me from installing another operating system?
>>>> What else might be the problem?
>>>> Thanks
>>>> garyk
>>> When I say the installer fails, I mean the computer shuts down and reboots.
>>> garyk
>> I have checked MD5 sum (good). I redownloaded Ubuntu 12.04 rechecked
>> MD5 sum all with the same result.
>> I booted Gparted usb (just Gparted on it) and it reads the partitions.
>> I deleted sda 3 as there was nothing on it. I still got the same
>> result when I tried to install Ubuntu.
>> Any thoughts?
>> garyk
> The other thing I noticed is that the partitioner has been displaying
> the partitioner screen twice (until I reinstalled the second download
> of Ubuntu 12). I refer to the screen which asks if you want to
> install the system next to Windows, or on entire hard disk etc. If I
> let is sit there it just shuts down and reboots.
> I have also tried installing Lubuntu 12.04. Same results.
> garyk

I solved this problem by choosing the option "Do something else."
That is not the intuitive choice however so this is a bug.

Apparently as the hard disk was configured the installer could not
simply set the two systems side by side.


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