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new ubuntu install on an IBM T 42 Thinkpad

I have tried installing 3 or 4 versions of ubuntu from my flash drive but am unsuccessful. Is there anyone who has a step by step guide as to how this is done and what version? I kept going back ...
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ThinkPad T520 won't boot from USB

This is cross-post from ubuntuforums.org but as I've received no responses there I'm hoping for better luck here. Basically, I've installed the full version of Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS on a 32 GB SanDisk ...
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E320 claims there is no OS

I've just bought my shiny new Lenovo Edge E320, without an OS (though it was claimed to contain a DOS). After now 4 re-installations of Ubuntu, I am desperate. When I pull the USB stick off and ...
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Installer crashed leaving only a blank screen

My 11.10 install from live cd onto lenovo thinkpad (refurbished) got almost all the way through (I'd picked 'install' not 'try'), then it told me the installer crashed and suggested solutions. The ...
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Unable to install 11.10 to new OCZ Agility 3 SSD

I know the discussion here where they are not getting the same error as I. I use Lenovo Thinkpad X60. The default partition table: sd1 ext4 53.91GB, sd2 extended 1.99GB and sd5 swap 1.99GB. I get ...
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Live CD won't boot on Lenovo ThinkPad E525

I had Ubuntu 11.04 installed for a while and that worked fine. But when I try to boot from the Ubuntu 11.10 Live CD, the screen gets black after the purple background of what used to be the selection ...
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Unable to install/boot 11.04 on a ThinkPad L520

I have just got a ThinkPad L520 and my first step, naturally, is to install Ubuntu. I've got the 11.04 amd64 Alternate CD, but every time I run anything from the first menu I just get a blank screen. ...
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2answers
797 views

Try out ubuntu on thinkpad x40 (via usb)?

I am trying to try out ubuntu (i,e, install it within windows) on my thinkpad x40. I followed the instructions on how to create a bootable usb (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu/download). No ...
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Install Ubuntu on ThinkPad, recovery section must remain intact

I want to install Ubuntu on a Lenovo ThinkPad T500 that I've got. However, due to some licensing and warranty issues, the recovery section on the disk (the one that enables the "ThinkVantage" button) ...
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Can't install on a Thinkpad W700ds [closed]

I want to install Ubuntu on my computer. I don't know much about Linux, but I know my way around a terminal and whatnot. My computer, a ThinkPad W700ds, refuses to read from my CD when booting. The ...