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My CPU is a Optiplex 210L. I need to install Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS (Lucid Lynx) on a CPU. It had CentOS before changing it to Ubuntu 12.04

I have tried to install using a USB Stick(unetbootin) but It gives me problem after the Keyboard layout config a message with

Can't load cd-room media appeared and I tried to load it manually but it seems it can't find it.

I tried with the Install option in the booting menu and I reached a little bit further. Till the archive mirror and after that a windows pop out, disappears and blue screen is all what is shown.

I tried with a CD but the CPU can't read it though my laptop can. I read some stuff about the BIOS settings but I'm amateur and kind of afraid of touching it.

Any other ideas ?

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10.04 is close to EOL and long in the tooth. Although it is supported, I would suggest you try 12.04 , support will probably be faster. –  bodhi.zazen Nov 14 '13 at 22:35
From what I have searched, Optiplex 210L runs a Pentium 4 CPU @ 800 Mhz or a Celeron D CPU @ 533 Mhz (!). Seems like a really old system. If you are trying 10.04 because 12.04 ran slowly, perhaps you could try other desktop environments (i.e. XFCE or GNOME Classic) rather than Unity? –  yjwong Nov 15 '13 at 1:04
@yjwong - It is a server install. Installing a graphical environment on a server is not advised. If you need a graphical interface, use a web solution such as webmin. Otherwise, 99% of running a server is command line and / or editing a few config files, and graphical desktops add little. In additing graphical desktops add a ton of applications which then are more difficut to upgrad and introduce security risks. 10.04 is not supported at all on the desktop. –  bodhi.zazen Nov 15 '13 at 16:46

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