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I download the iso from and burned into a CD-R with the program in the page. The disc work right in my desktop but when i run it in my laptop appears another menu with the options prove ubuntu, install ubuntu, check the memory, check for errors, and run windows.When i try the option install appears in the screen "Ubuntu" in the center and littles points down (loading) and after 5 minutes the computer freeze.

What can i do?

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So does this actually work? I have a blank latitude with no OS. Should the alternate iso work for me? – user82621 Aug 10 '12 at 21:12
Would be good if you specify your computer specifications. – To Do Aug 10 '12 at 21:16

Since it is an old computer probably your best bet is to use an alternate install CD instead of the live CD.

However, I hope you have at least 1 Gb of RAM (2Gb recommended), otherwise the system might be very slow.

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You may consider using Lubuntu instead of plain Ubuntu. It is designed to be a little bit more lightweight.

Its minimum specs are generally lower than those of Ubuntu. Lubuntu uses the LXDE environment, instead of GNOME.

Its website is at, if you want to take a look at it.

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