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So I'm trying to install Linux to try on my Pc and it won't get past this screen, can anyone help? Thanks.



    
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post #2 of 11
which version of linux ? cd ? usb ? info pls
post #3 of 11
Might just be a bad burn... if its a disk that is. You need to try to burn the cd/dvd at the lowest speed. All .iso 's are picky about such things and can result in burn errors that are just minor enough to not throw an error code when burning.
    
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Sorry should have mentioned it was on a USB using the USB creator tools from within windows. Iv tried Ubuntu 10.04 and the latest which is 11.1 I think.
    
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post #5 of 11
try burning it at 2x speed onto a disc of some sort alot of times if you use unetbootin off an iso image sometimes it will forget small segments of data and cause that issue or cause a kernel panic at live start up. if that doesnt solve it you may just have a bad image. i doubt its this but sometimes some bios settings or a barley stable oc will do this as well.
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post #6 of 11
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Ok thanks I'll try that in the morning and report back if I have problems.
    
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post #7 of 11
I've gotta say that I can't see how burning the iso to a physical disk would help.

Try downloading a new copy, or maybe try a different distro like Mint?
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post #8 of 11
Go mint. It's awesome!!!!! I'm assuming you're choosing the usb stick to boot off of at startup...?
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post #9 of 11
I gotten this screen on bad ISO/USB/CD/DVDs. I have a dvd drive that doesn't burn that well, and that has been the cause of many headaches.
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post #10 of 11
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Yea I am booting off of the USB and I will give mint a try when I have some time.

Thanks again
    
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