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I'm installing ubuntu server on an old 2003 dell computer that has a 2 GHz intel processor, 128 MB RAM and 40 GB HDD. I'm installing from a multiboot usb. Everything goes fine; however when I get to partitioning the hard drive, I get this (I'd post the image, but ask ubuntu doesn't let me yet):

[!!] Partition disks
       ??? ???
<Go back> <Continue>

Whether I click continue or go back, the screen becomes purple with a white line below and does nothing.

P.s.: The computer has windows xp installed and it run without any problem.

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The official guide is https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/index.html

For your current purposes you might find this useful

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