Xubuntu Optiplex 320 fix

After installing Xubuntu 7.10 on my work Dell Optiplex 320, after the reboot, the system would go to a blinking prompt, without allowing text input. After some research, I found that there is an issue with grub and the motherboard of THIS box. After a few hours of research I was able to find a fix: installing and using lilo instead of grub.
This is the thread I eventually used to guide me through it. I write about it because the first time I needed it, I spent 4 hours looking for it. The second time I needed it, I spent a half hour looking for it. The third+ times I need it (or maybe not), I’ll spend 1 minute looking for it.

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