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I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04LTS on an old machine that I fixed up. It boots from CD fine, it partitions the drive, and it gets about 25% copying files, and then I get the error shown below:

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Thinking it might be a bad CD, I tried burning another CD, but it does the same. The system had 11.10 on it prior, and it ran fine, up until this point. What can be the cause of this?

System Specs:

  • Intel PIII 1.0Ghz
  • 512GB RAM
  • 80GB HD
  • Onboard VGA
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Possible duplicates here and here? –  Tom Brossman Aug 9 '12 at 19:07
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Try the Alternate Installer.
I have the same Message weeks ago.
But the install with the Alternate Ubuntu helps a lot.
The only difference is that the Installation is in Text mode.
I think it is a Graphic bug.
http://mirror.sov.uk.goscomb.net/ubuntu-releases/12.04/ubuntu-12.04-alternate-i386.iso

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