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How do i instal ubuntu i can't figure it out

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I don't understand what i'm doing wrong with this.
first i got my .iso from here http://www.ubuntu.com/download
theni burned it to a cd via nero. Then i ploped it into my pc and it gave me this.


So ok i clicked around and i got this


Then i peeked around even more


Then i decided to right click on ubuntu in my computer and here's what i got.
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you cant install it from windows

make a bootable cd, then go into your bios and make sure your cd/dvd drive is first boot priority then reboot your pc and it should load
    
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That's bull crap y does linux have to be so difficult to install. I thought it will be easy. To install Thanks for telling me but most people i know won't be able to figure that out. I'm dual booting with windows XP if ur curious i have never tried linux before in my life and i want to see how it is. Is this the bootable cd ur talking about


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That's bull crap y does linux have to be so difficult to install. I thought it will be easy. To install Thanks for telling me but most people i know won't be able to figure that out. I'm dual booting with windows XP if ur curious i have never tried linux before in my life and i want to see how it is.

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linux isnt difficult to install at all, helps when your not in windows though


you will need to partion your hard drive into a windows partion and a linux one (linux cant see a windows drive and vice versa)

as soon as you get linux to boot from the cd then installing is easier than windows ( ubuntu is anyway )


on that pic you wana select "make bootable cd"
    
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post #6 of 21
Actually no you dont wanna select make bootable CD if you did wanna re burn it for some crazy reason you would select copy/backup then burn image . The disk you already made is bootable as are all Ubuntu disks.

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Omg I Love Ubuntu It Is Amazing
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pink what do u meen? and pink can u tell me y u always sign pink at the bottom of every post.
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pink what do u meen? and pink can u tell me y u always sign pink at the bottom of every post.
Well you are burning an .iso which is an image file so it needs to be burned as an image. Just restart your comp with the CD in and set your bios to boot from CD.

And its just something I have always done and cant really explain it. Its like signing off lol.

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