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

Robert Ashley rb.ashley at gmail.com
Mon Jan 15 15:01:38 AST 2007


Well, no such things as a stupid question, as the old saw goes! I'm
pretty sure I burned it correctly, but I'll double check.

Thanks for the url. I'll read it.

Bob

On 1/15/07, Stephen Gregory <nslug at kernelpanic.ca> wrote:
> 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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