I am installing Kubuntu 12.04 from a usb drive and it is downloading a lot of language packs. My internet speed is too slow and it would take another 45 minutes to install them. The cancel button doesn't seem to work. How can I stop downloading the language packs and complete my installation?

  • I just approved the edit kind of window , is it ok to do it – orion Aug 12 '12 at 11:12
  • Sirs and Teachers please help little bit faster since , i don't know should i cancel the installation now , since i want to leave for my class :)) – orion Aug 12 '12 at 11:16
  • You should click the SKIP button not Cancel. Or disconnect from Internet before you begin the installation. – Peachy Aug 12 '12 at 13:04
  • @msPeachy - Hi , the skip or cancel button doesn't works while downloading Lang packs, so i asked how to do that.I am afraid that disconnecting may cancel my installation afterwards, thank you for commenting :) ....But isn't the cancel or skip button is expected to move forward without downloding it , is my download OS faulty or software is bugged, or mouse click is faulty somehow ... – orion Aug 13 '12 at 7:04
  • It should. It will not cancel the installation, if you disconnect before you even begin the installation, that's what I think. – Peachy Aug 13 '12 at 10:12

If you still need this, have look at:

Ubuntu installation issue

It's not at all obvious where the skip button is, but this explains it well. And it works!

HTH Martin

  • Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. – Braiam Aug 13 '13 at 11:22

You can simply disconnect your wifi before you install, then once the install completes run update manager to download all updates etc.

  • thanks a lot for helping , but i am afraid that disconnecting may cancel my installation afterwards, thank you for commenting. – orion Aug 13 '12 at 7:06

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