Joel Bryan Juliano
joelbryan.juliano at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 00:27:31 UTC 2007
On 8/20/07, cj <debiani386 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Bruce Marshall wrote:
> > On Sunday 19 August 2007, Michael & Ulli Hanley wrote:
> >> I just downloaded Ubuntu 7.04 desktop-i386iso onto my laptop hard disk.
> >> I confirmed the integrity of the file with WinMD5Sum.
> >> I burned to a CD using HP Solution center to get to the Windows burn
> >> wizard. I tried opening the file on my hard disk, but message said Windows
> >> cannot open
> >> I then put the CD into an older computer and tried booting it there.
> >> Even though the setup was modified to put the Cd drive ahead of the hard
> >> disk and the computer turned off and on, the computer persisted in
> >> booting up Windows instead.
> >> I could find nothing in the Ubuntu documentation about booting up.
> >> What am I missing?
> > I suspect you burned it as an ordinary file... you need to burn it as an
> > iso-image file which will put boot stuff in the right places.
> on windows, you need to use something like "Easy CD Creator" or "Nero"
> to burn the iso to the cd.
> on linux, simply use K3B
There's a free ISO burner for Windows that I use
it's in http://isorecorder.alexfeinman.com/isorecorder.htm
On OSX you can use Disk Utility to burn the ISO's.
on Linux you can just use, "# wodim /dev/cdrw Ubuntu.iso"
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