I currently have Ubuntu 11.10, and I finally decided to upgrade. So I downloaded the .iso file from the site (Ubuntu 13.04, 32 bit), and put it on a 2gb thumb drive. I booted from the thumb drive, and it gave the error message:
This kernel requires the following features not present on the CPU: pae Unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU.
I saw a post suggesting that I use Update Manager, but I don't want to end up downloading the update, then when its half way through the install process, my computer might crash, and then i would lose all my data etc (I don't know if that is a proper assumption, because I don't know much about Ubuntu)... Can I use the minimal CD talked about it https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/MinimalCD ? I don't want to mess anything up with a stupid mistake, so thanks for the help. (Btw, I have a dual boot with windows XP and Ubuntu 11.10, if that makes any difference). I also understand that this is similar to the question asked in Can't install 12.04 server under Intel Pentium M , but
my processor is: Intel® Pentium(R) M processor 1.10GHz