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I have an "Acer Aspire ONE ZG8 Netbook", and i wanted to install Ubuntu on it for quite some time, but it won't install. It has wiped windows from my hard drive already, so i can't go back to the horrible "Win7 Starter Edition", that came with this Netbook.

I would really love a way to fix this, but right now i am using the "Try Ubuntu / Live CD" aspect just so I have use of the Internet. No idea if I will be able to download an older version and try again from here or what to do.

Any help would be great.

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When you select 'Try Ubuntu' and boot into the live cd environment does it prompt you to install additional hardware drivers? – Mark Rooney Mar 14 '11 at 3:22
maybe you are affected by this? – Takkat Mar 14 '11 at 8:17
As takkat says, please rule these solutions out : installer gets stuck... – belacqua Mar 15 '11 at 6:29

Are you installing from a usb key? If possible, try another key. I had the same issue and tried another usb key, which worked flawlessly.

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You might try waiting for the installation to end before you click Next and enter personal data.

I've tried to install 10.10 Desktop several times 'till I discovered that patience actually pays off ;]

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