Ubuntu 9.04 install on VPC 2007

Ubuntu 9,04 is out!

Install Ubuntu on a VPC 2007 :

Boot up and select yoiur language, for me english,

Then press the down arrow to install ubuntu and press f4

Select safe graphics mode

Then press f6

This will pop up a menu press escape and yoiushoyou see the command line, Delete the Quiet and No Spalsh and add

So :
Boot Options seed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.gz quiet splash –

Becomes :
Boot Options seed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.gz vga=791 noreplace-paravirt

Press enter and the installation should begin! 

It runs slow, so be patient during the install


then edit the GRUB Menu and add the same change to the kernal option..


then mod yoiur x11 screen res :


You need to edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Here's what I have:

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier	"Generic Keyboard"
Driver		"kbd"
Option		"XkbRules"	"xorg"
Option		"XkbModel"	"pc104"
Option		"XkbLayout"	"us"

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier	"Configured Mouse"
Driver		"mouse"
Option		"CorePointer"

Section "Device"
Identifier	"Configured Video Device"
Driver		"vesa"
#Option		"UseFBDev"		"true"

Section "Monitor"
Identifier	"Configured Monitor"
HorizSync	30-70
VertRefresh	50-160

Section "Screen"
Identifier	"Default Screen"
Monitor		"Configured Monitor"
Device		"Configured Video Device"
DefaultDepth 	16
SubSection "Display"
Depth	16
Modes	"1024x768" "896x600" "800x600"

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier	"Default Layout"
Screen		"Default Screen"


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