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

David Payne dapayne12 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 15 15:21:07 AST 2007


You should be able to see if you burned it correctly by checking what
is on the cd.  If there is only one file, something.iso, then the file
was not burned correctly.

David Payne

On 1/15/07, Robert Ashley <rb.ashley at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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."
> >
> > --
> > sg
> >
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