On Sunday 16 September 2012 18:32:55 Lisi wrote: > On Sunday 16 September 2012 18:23:19 Slávek Banko wrote: > > > > I tried now to a very clean machine (my builder == not containing > > anything other than the basic system). To: > > > > aptitude install desktop-base-trinity kde-trinity > > > > I get: > > > > 0 packages upgraded, 553 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not > > upgraded. Need to get 367 MB of archives. After unpacking 950 MB > > will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n/?] > > That's what I expected, what had previously happened and what I did. > The question is: is the problem hardware, software or mushyware (my > brain)? And what do I do about it?? > > Thanks for your reply, Slavek. :-) > > Lisi It may pay to test the CD/DVD drive. I've had odd problems like this and traced it to the optical hardware. In one instance the download was fine but the burn to a DVD turned out to be bad, but it passed verification. Checking on another machine the burnt disk failed MD5. Since then I've made a point of comparing the MD5 given by K3B with the reference One way of checking the optical drive is to test a known good DVD by having the disk check itself and comparing the checksums. HTH. -- Best Regards: Baron.