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I wiped her hdd and also the ram was bad in her old laptop, all she does is facebook on it so she isnt really in need of a new computer, just something browser capable.

The model is a Dell Latitude D610, Ive been trying to get ubuntu to install through the usb, but it just gets stuck at the forward option (in the beginning) and stays there.

What Linux version would work with this old lappy? thanks for your help guys

EDIT: also this was the latest ubuntu through he usb installer
    
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I have that model for work and the wireless was a problem for me loading ubuntu, i have the D630 as a personal one and ubuntu loads with no problems at all. I've never had a problem installing from usb tho', so not sure what the problem is. Did you create the usb with unetbootin?
EDIT: i have to go, but i will check back later.... if you haven't tried unetbootin http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/ it is easy to use and works great....
Edited by MrAMD_Fan - 2/24/11 at 7:27am
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I have that model for work and the wireless was a problem for me loading ubuntu, i have the D630 as a personal one and ubuntu loads with no problems at all. I've never had a problem installing from usb tho', so not sure what the problem is. Did you create the usb with unetbootin?
I cant seem to find the link for the usb installer program, however it was tested on my amd rig as well as a macbook and worked fine, im guessing ill have to try a different method though
    
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Yeah try unetbootin , I've got 10.04 setup on a USB and it works great.
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Does anyone have a link? Im not familiar with linux so just want to make sure I dont screw it up lol
    
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http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/

grab the one for windows (as it is the program binary to be able to put iso images of linux distro's on usb.)
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Does anyone have a link? Im not familiar with linux so just want to make sure I dont screw it up lol
I was the first one to reply and i had the link in there....
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I was the first one to reply and i had the link in there....
WOW >.<

I cant believe I looked over the page as many times as I did and didnt even see that, my deepest apologies dude
    
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WOW >.<

I cant believe I looked over the page as many times as I did and didnt even see that, my deepest apologies dude
No worries, mate! I went back and edited it and it looks like several people posted within a minute.....
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