[clug] Re: Re. Ubuntu

Ric de France rdefrance at gmail.com
Sat Nov 10 01:06:54 GMT 2007


On 09/11/2007, Peter Anderson <peter.anderson at internode.on.net> wrote:
> Rick,
> I am clearing my e-mails and saw your post. Probably someone else has
> answered this already but here goes.
> There is probably nothing wrong with your CD. The problem as I
> understand is with Ubuntu's implementation of TCP/IP (they are using IP
> 6 I think) and during the install the installer is looking for security
> updates and simply gets stuck.
> The answer is to install Gutsy with no network connection enabled. The
> install will stop at the 76% point and a dialog will prompt for a
> connection, just cancel it and proceed with the install.
> After install you can then connect to servers for updates as normal.
> By the way, if you are an Internode customer you can easily select their
> repositories and all downloads from there are not metered - very nice
> thank you Mr Internode.
> I have installed both my PCs with the above technique and both work
> fine. Gutsy, on the other hand is no where as robust as &.04 and
> previous versions. There seems to have been a lack of quality control
> with this version. In hind sight, I would have left 7.04 in place and
> waited for 8.04 LTS ext year.

It wasn't me...

All I asked for was what was happening on the night of the posting...
being new and all... but seeing how you responded to the list, I'm
sure the intended recipient has received your advice...

Ric de France
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