How Install ubuntu 10.04 on a DELL N5110

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I am tried to install Ubuntu 10.04 on a DELL N5110, I have Ubuntu 10.04 LTs CD. When I try to booting from CD, the indicator light on my CD-RW drive keeps blinking during boot, after that, the screen get a hold black and it cannot install or continue.

Do I need to change any settings on bios before install?

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How Install ubuntu 10.04 on a DELL N5110

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May I know what is the graphic specs in your Dell Laptop N5110? I’m asking you this because there is an issue with the integrated NVIDIA NVS 3100M graphics card with kernel NVIDIA drivers, absolutely you will experience a black screen when installing Ubuntu 10.04.

NVIDIA graphic cards has a default bug in nouveau open source drivers. By fixing these black screen problem, you need to hit ESC and F6, alternately install 10.04 with media and no x, Use nouveau. Modest=0 on the boot command if card graphics in NVIDIA. When booting into text mode install the NVIDIA drives, then modify.

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How Install ubuntu 10.04 on a DELL N5110

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Prior procedures for installing ensure to have these things:

  • 1 GHz x6 Processor.
  • At least 512 MB of RAM.
  • %5 GB disk plate.
  • Ubuntu Cd image.

Here are the steps installing Ubuntu:

  1. Set the BIOS setting. Log to your BIOS, go to the section on how to change boot and set first boot device the CD – ROM or removable media. Then press F10 and hit Exit.
  2. Have the Ubuntu CD to your system and boot it. When the screen is open, select your language first at the left side of the screen. Then choose ''install Ubuntu 10.04 LTS from the image.
  3. Select the time zone. After selecting hit the Forward tab.
  4. Select your keyboard layout.
  5. Select the Specify Partitions Manually and hit the Forward tab.
  6. If hard disk is brand new, select New Partition Table. Warning about the risk will show, and then click Continue.
  7. Creating the Partition: Select the free space and hit Add button. Select then the type of partition you wanted and give amount of space you needed for it. Leave the settings of its location as default. 
  8. After setting partitions hit the tab of Forward.
  9. Giving now your details and information. Just follow what is desired to the form. 
  10. After setting ok, hit now the Install button.
  11. Language pack will now be downloaded upon the installation process. Skip it.
  12. When done installation process, restart the machine. Just click the button of Restart Now. The system will automatically eject the cd, get the cd and hit Enter. Restart the system, and login to your Ubuntu.

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