Now that everyone has upgraded to 5.13, Secunia has advised us to upgrade to 5.2
Originally posted by SecuniaDescription: Two weaknesses and a vulnerability have been reported in Winamp, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or potentially compromise a user's system. --SNIP-- Solution: Update to version 5.2.
"The most likely way for the world to be destroyed, most experts agree, is by accident. That's where we come in; we're computer professionals. We cause accidents." - Nathaniel Borenstein
I haven't played with Ubuntu in years, but, as I recall, it's about as easy as you'll get in terms of a linux installation. What's your grub.conf file look like? You likely either have an error with your grub.conf or an issue with your boot partition....