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    Very new user of Ubuntu encountering problems


    Hello! I Have a computer with no OS so I wanted to try out Ubuntu. I am installing from a burned CD on this rig:

    core i5 2500k
    GTX 460
    8Gb RAM
    1 Tb hard disk drive
    P67A-UD3p-B3 motherboard from Gigabyte

    however, I encounter this screen after I "Loading"

    Looks like this: imageshack.us/photo/my-images/401/pic0009xu.jpg

    If I type "help" it gives me these commands:
    imageshack.us/photo/my-images/51/pic0021l.jpg

    What should I do?

    any useful help is much appreciated.

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    Are you trying to load Lubuntu 6? If so, that is an obsolete version. Go to distrowatch.com and download Lubuntu 10.04 or later version and try that.
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    This is the 10.9 version

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    Your screen shot shows Lubuntu 6, and Lubuntu curent versions are 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, and 11.10. To make sure you have the current version, download the .iso from distrowatch.com, making sure you have the one appropriate for your hardare, i386, or x86_64. Burn the .ISO image, not copy, and try to install that. If you want Ubuntu, that also comes in 10.04 which is the Long Term Support version, 10.10, 11.04 and 11.10 versions, also available from distrowatch.com.
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    nvm, i will download the 11.10 from the homepage instead and boot from USB...

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    [lubuntu] Lubuntu - One Stop Thread - Ubuntu Forums

    I know the member who started that thread. He is really into lubuntu 11.10 and tries to cover all the bases.

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    I would recommend one of the "main" DE's instead of Lubuntu to start, personal opinion is that Gnome, Unity or KDE is a better place to start. I started with Gnome 2, now I have branched out and tried a lot of them, running E17 most of the time now but still like to play around with Gnome-Shell. With that particular system, you aren't going to see huge performance gains by not using what I consider to be a main (and thus more supported) Desktop Environment. A
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    Where did you download ubuntu from?

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    Go to distrowatch.com for hundreds of distro's, including ubunto.
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