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I'm really impressed with Ubuntu I installed it on my sisters laptop trying to fix a broken partition and im surprised that its so fast! However I decided that I would install it on my broken Desktop and I keep trying to install it however it's just stuck on the purple screen with the 5 red glowing balls and the ubuntu logo not moving anywhere ! Please help!

It's a Dell Dimension 5000!

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If you try installing Ubuntu on a broken machine, don't expect magic, it won't work. If the computer isn't really broken, can you then post the specs: CPU, RAM, graphics. –  mikewhatever Mar 16 '12 at 21:26

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