Can't boot/install Ububtu on intel's Atom netbook

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hey everyone, I'm trying to boot up from usb flash memory the latest Ubuntu on a Intel Atom based netbook. After 1min booting up and loading some modules it clears the screen and shows a blinking cursor on the console. Nothing else happens. (waited like 10min) The system is not hanged up but it won't proceed. Any recommendations for a different, user-friendly, distro? Thanks. (HowTos)