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I am currently trying to install Bodhi linux (version as of 2014_07_09) to my Laptop. I booted from USB-drive into the live environment and hit install. After some attempts I even found on the Distro's website that they do NOT recommend using the "download updates during installation"-checkbox, so I didn't do that anymore.

Regardless though:
I get to choose the language and to the quickchecks (Disk-space, AC-plugged, internet) and ,as I chose not to bother connecting to the internet at all, to the "are you sure you don't want to connect to one of these WiFis"-screens.
After that I hit "continue", the cursor turns to the wristwatch and then I wait and nothing happens.
The system is very responsive: I can do other things or easily cancel the installation, just the installation does not do anything at all. I gave it around 30 minutes and nothing.
Furthermore, since the installer looks a lot like Ubuntu's and also because I haven't decided anything in that direction, I expected to first see at least the "choose and edit partitions"-interface.

Any advice on what I might do to fix this or at least find the reasons for the stoppage?

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First of all Bodhi is fantastic, great, extremely nice i loved it from the first time , is exactly what i wanted. University gave free WIN 7 64-bit but i was trying for a week to install on HDD with many partitions, lost partition tables, couldn't boot etc but learned, and lost none of my files.

Well as for the question i had the same problem for 3 days, with installer hanging to that point (with ethernet though). The solution was very simple and obvious at last, you HAVE to mount the dvd-player (in fancy theme will be easier at 2.4) and at least one partition or flash. When it asks unmount /dev to continue say NO and make the changes afterwards. Of course there must be an active partition for booting and take care (if you have windows, not to have more than 4 primary - including system reserved)

Hope i helped, NEW LINUX USER AND EXCITED

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