This is about an older computer (Toshiba Satellite M70 that a friend wants to keep afloat) on which (beside Win XP) was installed the Xubuntu 11.10 system that would not work for some reason: now the idea would be to format/repartition the non-windows space and to install Lubuntu 12.10.
But the installation procedure stops indefinitely immediately after setting the internet connection: after "Continue" it would just lag. Renouncing to use an internet connection has the same results.
This computer does not support USB-boot so I have to use the live cd. Gparted shows the following configuration:
I see that the previous installation was on an extended partition. A very useful answer that I have received here said that a system should not be on an extended partition.
Is this the cause why the installation stops?
(My idea is to use a live GParted cd to format and repartition the space according to the answer above - create two primary partitions and select mount point as
Computer specs: http://paste.ubuntu.com/1528395/
Edit/Update: In gparted live environment was able to delete one by one the swap and the ext4 partition and afterwards the extended partition. But the same problem happened, even after trying a different cd with a different iso, Lubuntu 12.04: until in this case I have renounced connecting to the internet - see my answer