freezes on boot graphic

Asked by David Morris

I came across this post from 4hours ago on facebook ( you need to be logged in) where someone is looking for help, I'll send them the link to this question but I'll start the ball rolling for them

Hi all,

I was using Ubuntu Breezy Badger for over a year as my apache web server, then doing some research on how to make pages load faster I came across some updates I needed, I got 404 errors looked at the sites and saw no folders for breezy badger. doh. Ok, so I downloaded feisty fawn from

The desktop x32bit version. I downloaded from another site too first recorded it on a CD RW and it would freeze after choosing "start or install ubunut". I wiped the old hard drive its all at 0s - as with breezy it was reporting the hdd was bad - I did the maxtor test and the hdd passed both quick and advanced, so I zeroed it out to start fresh.

I then redownloaded feisty fawn, this time I checked the md5sum - on both downloads both show to be correct. I burned this iso onto a CD-R and it is also freezing at "start or install UBUNTU".

Am I doing something wrong? My computer is a
dell Optiplex P3
600 MHz processor
256 RAM
onboard video

Thanks in advance.

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I Gede Bagus Kosha
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Best I Gede Bagus Kosha (kosha) said :

Have you tried the alternate iso?

this is not a live cd, but a text based installation method. So if you don't have a high enough specification for installing from live-cd you can try to use this one Hope it will be helpfull.

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David Morris (dave-greenacre) said :

Thanks I Gede Bagus Kosha P, that solved my question.