I have a Toshiba Satellite with an AMD Turion X2 that I am trying to install ubuntu on using a USB stick. The hardrive has Windows Vista on it but is from a different laptop so it is not accessible. I set it up to boot from the USB and it seems to work until the Wireless portion where you select the network. It freezes there everytime. I got the stick from a friend who used it to install Ubuntu on his laptop and it worked for him. Any help would be great.
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If you consider you have enough knowledge, (which you don't actually need, it's more easy than it looks), you should try an alternate install.
The text install is normally one-way, step-by-step setup. You should watch some YouTube videos if you need some preliminary guidance.
Good luck! ;)