I have made about 30 copies of the Ubuntu installation CD, but there is no way to install it on my laptop. I get a black screen with a blinking cursor or I get a /casper/vmlinuz file not found or I get Invalid or corrupt kernel image. I tried all solutions that I found but no way to install ubuntu on this laptop. I tried both 32 bit and 64 bit versions, I tried ubuntu 11, and no way to install it.

Only If I install windows first and than can I install it with wubi. But that is not an ideal solution. That is linux installed on windows.

If I install any other distributions of linux the installation works ok. So there must be some issue with ubuntu!

  • Ubuntu 12.04 or Ubuntu 12.10? If 12.04 you need a CD of at least 80 min (732 MB size) if 12.10 you need a DVD (800 MB size) – danijelc Dec 3 '13 at 9:26

If you realy used a CD and not a DVD then that might be the problem cause latest Ubuntu versions need DVD, a CD is not enough. have you tried with a USB boot?

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