Ubuntu :: 20 Failed Attempts (literally) To Install Or Fix?

Mar 13, 2010

I have tried and tried to get Ubuntu up and running again after a fatal crash. Unknown reason. I have burned several copies of Karmic and Jaunty, but the only one that will come up is an old copy of Jaunty Live CD. Chksum have matched on the disks and the disk integrity (the last time came up with 1 error, but it did not say where. I have used SystemRescue64, Rescue-remix for Karmic, MHDD, Ultimate boot disk, and have reformated and partitioned my 640GB drive. One partition is formated to EXT3 and the other is unallocated. Both testdisk and memtest show positive. No disk will complete a permanent install. At least one error shuts it down even after fixing broken packages and sometimes there are 3or 4 errors msgs. Last night the error was something in Open Office, I don't recall more than that. Here are the errors I picked out of todays logfiles. They are prety much in order as posted in the various logs:

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Subprocess failed. Error: RPM failed: warning: /var/cache/zypp/packages/Packman Repository/Multimedia/i586/libaudcore1-2.4.4-1.pm.1.1.i586.rpm: Header V3 DSA/SHA1 Signature, key ID 9a795806: NOKEY
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Code:
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