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Discussion in 'Linux / BSD / Mac OS X' started by kennyfinpowers, Nov 21, 2012.

  1. kennyfinpowers New Member

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    Hi guys I am having a couple problems with it. I have an old eMachines (AMD Athelon 64 3200, 1.5 GB ram ETC) I have Ubuntu 7.10 installed currentlly but I have a 20 Inch Acer hooked up but the largest the resolution will go to is 800x600 which is way off and I can not even see the whole desktop. At one point I did have the option of about 5 different resolutions instead of 2 and it was fine but I have to reformat/ reinstall and now have this issue. I also am trying to install the newest version and I burnt the DVD of the .iso image but once I put it into the Ubuntu machine it just says the image is invalid. what is the problem here? thanks
     
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    Better use Unetbootin to make a bootable USB stick with a Debian (with LXDE desktop) or Linux Mint LXDE and see if it will support the graphics hardware better (plus it will be lighter than the slightly bloated latest Ubuntu). I am not entirely sure that the PC will boot from a USB stick though, but trying won't hurt. Make sure you dive into the BIOS with the stick plugged in so that you can change the boot order (stick first).
     
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