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I wanted to install Ubuntu on a HP mini (HP 2133). I created an USB bootable stick (1.9Gb) with Ubuntu desktop 13.10 32-bit version using Universal USB installer (I also checked the box to format the USB stick). I booted from the USB stick (press F9 at startup). The "Ubuntu 13.10" logo appeared with the 4-dot progress bar underneath. After a while I could see a few screens with unrecognizable character (Matrix style :)) and then there is the cursor blinking on the top left side on a black screen. And nothing happens. I tried several times with the same result. Do you have any idea why and how can I pass this?

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Do you have which version of firmware? is it F.04? – user259780 Mar 19 '14 at 8:24
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Using Ubuntu 12.04 instead solved the issue.

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