Computer does not recognize iso in CD

Sherman Willden pedalsteel.e9b6 at
Fri Jul 16 16:07:01 UTC 2010

Thank you, Patrick. I do see files and not the iso which is a good thing. I
am looking forward to this experience.


On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 9:22 AM, Patrick Doyle <wpdster at> wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 10:38 AM, Sherman Willden
> <pedalsteel.e9b6 at> wrote:
> > Thank you to all who helped. I did burn the iso and now the files exist
> on a
> > CD but I haven't tried to install it yet. I can see it on this computer
> that
> > I am typing on now so all appears to be fine. Now one other question.
> When I
> > do install Ubuntu on the other computer will Ubuntu ask if I want to
> format
> > the existing hard drive? That is what I want to do. Remove Windows and
> have
> > Linux only on the host.
> >
> I hope you don't mean that you can see the .iso file on the CD -- you
> won't be able to boot off of that.  You should see a number of folders
> with names like casper, dists, install, etc... and a few files with
> names like md5sum.txt and README.diskdefines.  If you don't see those
> files, then the CD did not burn correctly.  Go back and read
> for tips on how to
> burn the CD correctly.
> To answer your question about formatting the existing hard drive, the
> answer is: yes you can reformat the hard drive and install Ubuntu over
> whatever is currently installed there.  For more information, read the
> installation guide at
> --wpd
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