[nSLUG] ubuntu iso a dud-->Freespire works

Stephen Gregory nslug at kernelpanic.ca
Mon Jan 15 14:51:12 AST 2007


On Mon, Jan 15, 2007 at 01:34:04PM -0500, Robert Ashley wrote:
> I downloaded an ubuntu iso from an American mirror. I did the md5sum
> check. That went okay. But the cd I burned won't boot.

Stupid question: did you burn the image properly? You need to burn the
ISO as a disc image as opposed to burning the iso file onto a cd. It
is a common problem.

Here is one way to do it:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BurningIsoHowto

Ubuntu is one of (if not the) best distros for home users. It should
"just work."

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sg

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