Ubuntu 9.04 delayed (for me)


I received the Ubuntu 9.04 CD through shipit a couple of weeks ago, which was great. So, I sat down to install it in place of 8.10 last weekend, popped the disc into the drive, and then…nada. No acknowledgement of the CD at all. Turns out the drive was faulty – my laptop must have taken a knock at some point as BIOS didn’t even recognise that there was a CD-ROM drive at all, even after unseating and reseating it.

So, I called up Dell tech support, got a replacement drive sent out, which is now safely installed and humming away. Nice. Only problem is, I had taken the CD round to install Ubuntu on my brother’s laptop (which is now running well, except for a lack of wireless connection). I’d left the CD with him, so now I need to get it back before I can install 9.04 on mine…I’m starting to wonder whether I will get 9.04 installed before 9.10 is released. <Sigh>

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s