Really New to Ubuntu

Fred Schuelzky phredsky at
Sat May 10 23:23:14 UTC 2008

Ron Schwartz wrote:
> I'm am trying to try out ubuntu to see if I like it and am having 
> bunches of problems.  I want to try the version that allows me to run it 
> from a CD/DVD without having to install it on my PC.  I first downloaded 
> the version 8.04 desktop ISO.  The instructions say to burn it to a 700 
> MB CD.  The problem is that the file is larger than 700 MB, so it won't 
> fit.  I performed the procedure for verifying the download and it is 
> fine.  I burned the ISO to a DVD (+RW), but it didn't burn correctly as 
> all I get is the unexpanded file on the DVD.  Do I need to burn it to a 
> DVD +R instead?
> I am in the process of downloading the Alternate desktop version as it 
> is a little smaller file.  At this point, I'm not sure I'm downloading 
> the right file at all.  It seems to me the only choice I have is to 
> download a version that installs on my PC and I don't want to do that 
> just yet.
> Where do I go from here?
> Ron Schwartz
	Get this burning tool for windoze to burn you ISO to an cd

This should put you into business


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