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Re: [vox-tech] How to get started with Linux
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Re: [vox-tech] How to get started with Linux



Thanks.  This helps.
I'm trying to avoid the if.  If I can do it myself, that will be to my
advantage.
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Nick Schmalenberger" <nick@schmalenberger.us>
To: "lugod's technical discussion forum" <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Saturday, March 10, 2007 12:24 AM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] How to get started with Linux


> On Fri, Mar 09, 2007 at 11:56:39PM -0800, Tim Coddington wrote:
> > I am a mostly Windows user trying to make the jump.
> >
> > So I bought a new computer (the parts are still in various boxes
around
> > the house) and
> > downloaded a copy of Ubuntu 6.10 onto my PC.  Burnt the copy onto a
DVD
> > (to large to use
> > a CD being .73 Gig).
> >
> > It seems that I am completely clue-free on where to go next.  The
suffix
> > of the file is .iso.  So
> > how do I open it to see what is inside?  No utilities recognize that
> > suffix.  Since DVD drivers
> > don't come with Linux, is there a way to get it onto a CD?
> >
> What program did you use to burn it? Better burning programs will give
> you an option to burn from a CD image, which is what a ".iso" file is
> (ISO9660 from the http://www.iso.org/ actually). I know that at least
older
> versions of Roxio have this option. See this page for descriptions of
> how to do it in various programs:
> http://www.petri.co.il/how_to_write_iso_files_to_cd.htm
> Also, try this program:
> http://isorecorder.alexfeinman.com/isorecorder.htm
> it is very simple to use and is recommended by Microsoft. Heh. It's
> actually good though, it really should come with Windows. If you need
any
> more help, try coming to one of our installfests:
http://www.lugod.org/if/ .
> Hope this helps.
> Nick Schmalenberger
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