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[ubuntu] Minimal Install Hangs after Choose HTTP Proxy on Eee 701

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I'm trying to install a minimal ubuntu setup onto my Asus Eee PC 701 (4G). I've downloaded the non-pae mini.iso for 12.04 and put that on a USB stick. Installation goes fine until just after the Choose HTTP Proxy. At this point, another screen with "Downloading release files" flashes, and then the screen goes purple, with a grey bar at the bottom. Nothing more happens. I'm able to type messages in the grey bar, but they do nothing. I have tried: Two different USB sticks - one with 128MB, the other with 8GBUsing both wireless and LAN connectionsChoosing InstallChoosing Install (Hardware)