View Full Version : Problem intalling Kubuntu Using Wubi

31-05-2012, 02:22 PM
Have downloaded the latest version of Wubi and have started the installation procedure but it halts giving the following error: "Cannot download the metalink and therefore the ISO"

What does this mean and what can I do to correct it please?

Rod J
31-05-2012, 03:51 PM
Well, I wouldn't bother with a Wubi install myself as it has been problematic for some.

If you want to have a look a Kubuntu and how it will work on your system you'd be better of downloading a suitable CD image, writing it to a CD or USB flash drive and booting from that as a live session. Then, if you like it, at some stage install it on your hard drive.

The solution to your Wubi problem might be here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1987215&highlight=Wubi+install+metalink

31-05-2012, 04:53 PM
Thanks Rod....I will do what you suggest in due course.

31-05-2012, 05:38 PM
If you really want to use Wubi then yes, download the ISO manually and install from there.

However, I also suggest you don't use Wubi as it cause more problems than it solves.

31-05-2012, 11:21 PM
Thanks Agent_24