Author Topic: Don't use Ubuntu 17.10 -- BIOS problem  (Read 82 times)

Offline William

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Re: Don't use Ubuntu 17.10 -- BIOS problem
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2017, 04:03:36 pm »
Ubuntu has removed 17.10 from their downloads section, indicating the problem. They will post it again when it has been fixed but meanwhile, if you have already downloaded it, don't install it.
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Re: Don't use Ubuntu 17.10 -- BIOS problem
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2017, 06:01:19 pm »
Jesus, this is bad. I Wonder how widespread this issue is. Thanks for sharing, William.
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Re: Don't use Ubuntu 17.10 -- BIOS problem
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2018, 07:40:55 am »
Ubuntu 17.10 has been fixed and has now been reposted.
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Re: Don't use Ubuntu 17.10 -- BIOS problem
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2018, 02:59:49 pm »
Thanks for the update. I guess there is a risk in being too early an adopter!
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