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Trying to into TRISQUEL on hp pavilion

by nasacouk / May 29, 2011 11:52 PM PDT

I have downloaded the DVD for the installation and all the hardware works ok with my xp hard drive. i bought a new hard drive and simply tried to install by putting the dvd in the dvd drive at start up. All i got was :
"problem with installation"
Is there something simple that i am doing wrong with a linux installation?
If someone could give me afew pointers then i would be eternally gratefull.
warmest regards.

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that was supposed to be...
by nasacouk / May 30, 2011 12:01 AM PDT

Trying to "install" TRISQUEL on an old hp pavilion pc/desktop...

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You try very rare distribution...
by GODhack / May 30, 2011 1:21 AM PDT

I think you should try more mainstream distribution, here list of suggestions:
Ubuntu, Mint, Mandriva, Fedora, OpenSUSE Wink

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