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kinda new to this but short story quick, im on the gaming rig and well i have downloaded the linux software, how do i get it to "boot" on my laptop, i have nero but what option should i use to burn it?
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post #2 of 11
I can't get it up at this moment, but in the OEM version, I think the option is 'Data>make bootable CD' with SmartStart I believe it is 'data>burn image to disk'. Either way, make a bootable disk from the .ISO image.
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post #3 of 11
what he said ^

you should have downloaded a .iso file, just open nero and find the option that says "copy image to cd/dvd"

ubuntu should fit all on one cd though i believe
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lol opps i was trying to figure out the "bootable data" and it kept showing the floppy drive only but thanks il try real quick
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post #5 of 11
With laptops I've noticed the LiveCD's don't work you may need to get the "*_Alternative_x86.iso" to even get it installed.
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post #6 of 11
i installed just fine from the live cd on my dell laptop
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post #7 of 11
Ah Dell laptop. Yeah I get the feeling Ubuntu is written for Dell Machines lol. It always works better with them.
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post #8 of 11
haha oh yeah i forgot about that, but my dell laptop is 4 years old and i did i installed it at the beginning of this summer. i don't remembe if that was before or after dell started selling desktops with it.
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post #9 of 11
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Ah Dell laptop. Yeah I get the feeling Ubuntu is written for Dell Machines lol. It always works better with them.
Do these said laptops have less than 256mb of RAM? Then you'd have to use the alternate install CD.
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Well one was 96MB but the other two were 512MB and 1.5GB...
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