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specs are:

p3 500 mhz
128 mb ram
10 gb hd

nothing special, but should be able to run xubuntu (not necessarily well). couldnt do knoppix on it either.
    
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Yeah that'll run it just fine. Have you maybe given it some time to finish what it's doing? I know on my old 300Mhz Laptop Xubuntu seemed like it was stuck installing but I just let it sit around and it eventually finished.
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ive given it quite a bit of time. how much would you recommend? it seems to just hang there forever from what ive seen.
    
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Nah can't really give ya a time. But if there appears to be no activity on the HDD then it's probably hung up.
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doesnt show any activity on the lights. cd spins, slows down, spins some more. but doesnt do anything.
    
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sorry for yet ANOTHER double post.

this is the difference when i do it on my laptop to when i try it on another pc.

after inserting the disc and pressing start xubuntu, the load screen appears, with the little blue line going back and forth (left and right) until it stops and begins to load like a progress bar (slowly filling it up until its full) then it loads into xubuntu.

now on the laptop, it goes for a while with the blue bar going back and forth, but it goes to a blank screen with a blinking underscore before the blue line stops and loads it.

im not sure if anyone understands what i mean. but it just doesnt seem to want to load in FULLY for some reason.

help on this issue would be greatly appreciated.



also, i tried the disc in another pc and it worked just fine. seems to only be this damn laptop.
    
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