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According to the manual, you enter the BIOS with the Novo button. Please see here.


If you have an internet connection during the installation, then you can try the net installer for Ubuntu from http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/netboot/. First, click on the version you want to install, then click on the architecture, then click on 'mini.iso'. Follow this tutorial to burn the image onto the disk.


Antix: antiX is a fast, lightweight and easy to install linux live CD distribution based on Debian Testing for Intel-AMD x86 compatible systems. antiX offers users the "antiX Magic" in an environment suitable for old computers. So don't throw away that old computer yet! The goal of antiX is to provide a light, but fully functional and flexible free ...


What's wrong with you people. Lubuntu (click here to download 14.04 iso) is small enough to fit on a CD and is designed to be used on systems with limited resources. Also, Ubuntu has a netinstall as well called ubuntu minimal that can be used to install Xubuntu or Ubuntustudio (or lubuntu, gnome session fallback etc.) which both work quite well on old ...


You are getting "PXE-561: Media test failure, check cable PXE-M0F: Exiting Intel Boot Agent " because you have the system set to boot from the network in the BIOS. Revert the BIOS to defaults, save changes and exit and this will likely solve your problem immediately. If not comment on what happened instead


You can start on a live ubuntu (usb disk or cd) and launch sudo update-grub and reboot (without the live inserted) If it don't work, you can force a reinstall with purge like this: sudo apt-get install --reinstall grub-pc grub-common


Even if you do decide to follow these instructions, I suggest you read the LiveUsbPendrivePersistent wiki page. Reading Wiki pages is a great way to learn and you'll know more about what you're doing - rather than just following steps blindly. Normally, I'd suggest that you use the Startup Disk Creator in Ubuntu to do this - it has a really simple option: ...

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