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I'm trying to install linux abuntu on a clean hard drive and it dosn't work..i downloaded linux from the their wed page to my pc and then i downloaded into a clean CD. .....ANY ADVICE?
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Are your BIOS set for CD/DVD drive booting first?
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i did it doesn't work it say CD is not available..it only work if i have window and install linux on top of window.. i tryed with three different pc
Edited by renaldy - 8/7/12 at 12:49am
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So, you're turning off your computer with the CD in the CD Drive...then turning on your computer and nothing pops up? That's what you have to do. Lol I'm confused with what you're saying.
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thank i already figured out
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Lol.
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post #7 of 8
Are you you didn't download the windows installer (wubi.exe) instead of the whole distribution ?

http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop

Edit: arg, didn't see the "Already figured out" post, sorry smile.gif
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I love this thread
Edited by Plan9 - 8/7/12 at 2:08am
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