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I am currently installing Ubuntu 12.04.3. Everything was going fine until I came across this...

Installing System

It is sssooooooo close to being finished! Like 1/6 of the way there! I just wanted to know if this is normal or if something is wrong. I'm installing it through a flash drive if that helps

Also,what will happen if I press the skip button that pops up when I click Installing System?

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try to unplugged your Internet connection and turn off wifi during installing. –  Shaharil Ahmad Oct 7 '13 at 6:36

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do try not to install - updating while installing. Just do installing without connecting to Internet.

I too had this, and when I tried installing for my friend at his home (without internet) it was just as fast as other installations.

try it and let us know how it goes

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I had a problem like this-do you know how much ram your system has? If it has under 512MBs, than ubuntu installation will be very slow, and will be sluggish when running it.

Edit: disconnecting the internet may help, Ubuntu may install updates while installing which will take a long time as was stated below. Good luck mate!

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I have 2 GB of RAM. –  Josiah Oct 7 '13 at 10:37
    
I have 2 GB of RAM. –  Josiah Oct 7 '13 at 10:37
    
it should install great then-just do as was stated above and disconnect from the web if you haven't already. –  jrub Oct 8 '13 at 22:13

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