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This is really, really, really, aggravating. Everytime I try to install Ubuntu (10.04 & up), it works fine up until the point where I actually have to install. It installs about halfway until I get Error #5 & the installer just crashes, bringing me to a live cd environment. I'm pretty sure this is Ubuntu's problem because Linux Mint & Elementary OS (both of which are based on Ubuntu..) install just as they should..

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closed as off topic by Stefano Palazzo Feb 1 '12 at 11:25

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Adam have you tried to boot to the live cd and attempt to intall from there? – freebird Aug 4 '11 at 3:12
Have you used the alternate cd?. – Uri Herrera Aug 4 '11 at 4:01
You mention that you can't install 10.04 or later...have you tried any other versions of Ubuntu (e.g., 9.10 or earlier)? – Christopher Kyle Horton Aug 4 '11 at 5:40
I have not used the alternate CD, I could possibly try that. And no, I have not tried any earlier versions yet. – Adam Martinez Aug 4 '11 at 9:00
This question should instead be filed as a bug report, thanks! Instructions here. – Jorge Castro Feb 1 '12 at 3:09