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I seem to be heaving a problem putting Ubuntu on an older computer of mine. I have used the Universal USB installer and put it on the USB drive and connected it to the computer. I went through the process and downloaded Ubuntu properly but once it restarted it re ran the installation process, I could see Ubuntu on my computer but only if the drive was left in (which is pointless because i dont want to insert a drive each and every time). I wondering how I can fix this?

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That still does nothing, for some reason whenever i restart it will go to the login, ill login and it wont do anything. –  Jason May 24 '12 at 0:15
A login screen is not nothing. It means the OS is successfully installed and boots. Try selecting Ubuntu2d as session at the login screen, also, can you post the hardware specs. –  mikewhatever May 24 '12 at 0:45
After the login screen (where my shows my name and i sign in with a passowrd) it goes completely black. & to the specifications the computer is nearly 7 years old and has 512 mb of ram. EDIT: Switching to Ubuntu 2D works, thank you. Could you explain the difference? This is my first time putting linux on a computer. –  Jason May 24 '12 at 1:07
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