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    Installing Ubuntu (Dapper Drake) on Intel Core 2 Duo System...

    Hi,

    I've been checking around the Ubuntu forums and a couple issues with conroe systems and Dapper Drake have been confirmed here https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Core_2_Duo_Support

    Due to this I'm in the process of downloading Breezy Badger (via torrent) AMD64, and will see if I have any luck. Has anyone else here had any sucess in installing Ubuntu (without net access?)

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    breezy is older, so is even *less* likely to work.

    to be honest, the bug you linked is probably fine with a temporary bios change. i should be getting a core 2 duo system for work soon, and will be asking for dapper preinstalled.

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    I'm using the latest BIOS too (F3)... hrm....

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    pop into the bios, looks for some kind of legacy mode for the IDE controller.

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