Created Tuesday 27 September 2016
//(uefi issue on macs - here://
First, this is a good reference — you can scroll down to section 1.6 to see relevant info:
Another good slide show (note, Linux Mint is also a derivative of Ubuntu, so these instructions should be almost identical. In fact, if you'd like to try Linux Mint instead of Lubuntu, please feel free to do so)
Specific Errors — Installation doesn't work
If you ARE NOT ABLE TO COMPLETE the install — i.e. you never see the language selection screen, or the little slideshow that shows you what to do:
1) x86-64 error
“This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot – please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU”
For most people, the answer is to simply get the 32 bit (i686) version of Lubuntu, as described here:
However, for a few of you — you ARE on a 64bit system and you're still getting this message. Here is the other possible solution:
2) PAE error
"This kernel requires the following features not present on the CPU.
Unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU
Specific Errors - Installation Works — but something else happens:
If you WERE able to complete the install, but it keeps "starting over"
You probably didn't remove the "virtual disk," Follow steps similar to the following image:
Right click the lubuntu.iso (similar to the nanopx thing in this image)
Select "Remove Disk from Virtual Drive"
If you get a weird rainbowy-text screen virtualbox error after a successful install: solution:
NOTE mac users - Don't worry about the first solution, do the one that says "Enable EFI Mode" — this means turning off your virtual machine, and going to Settings->system as in the instructions