installing 8.10

Hello,

im new to the linux world ;0

recently tried to install ubuntu 8.10 32bit on a old computer, (p4 1.8 intel 845 chipset)

actually everything went good, chose to install on the whole HD no dual boot, only linux, but the problem went after the installation

when ubuntu boot, i put in my username password, but then the screen stay still and nothing happens,

i can still move the mouse around but nothing change.

any idea what is causing this ? or a simple reinstallation will fix this ?

installed 8.04 today,

installed 8.04 today, worked.

username, password

after installing ubuntu 8.04, i am unable to login
may i know the username and password
i am new to this
help me

i used ubuntu as username and password