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did the disk finalize after you burnt it?...
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- 09-06-2012 #21
- 09-06-2012 #22
The disk didn't finalize. I erased it. I downloaded ImgBurn and now have something on my desktop called grab and burn?
edit: Grab and burn seems to be working.
Last edited by Jackrabbit; 09-06-2012 at 06:31 PM. Reason: added info
- 09-06-2012 #23
Does the following burn log look correct?
12:33:32 Burning image
12:33:33 Source image file: 'C:/Documents and Settings/Owner/Desktop/ubuntu-12.04.1-desktop-i386.iso'
12:33:33 Destination device: 01 'TOSHIBA DVD-ROM SD-R2512'
12:33:33 Requested burning speed: 4.0x or 704 KB/sec
12:33:33 Disc will be erased before burning
12:33:57 Disc erasing can't be interrupted
12:33:58 Device reported erase speed: 4.0x or 706 KB/sec
12:55:13 Average speed: 3.3x or 578 KB/sec
12:55:14 Destination disc in device 01: CD-RW with 0 MB space used
12:55:14 Opening session in SAO mode
12:55:14 Need to burn 695 MB
12:55:14 Free space on disc is 702 MB
12:55:14 Device reported burning speed: 10.0x or 1764 KB/sec
13:03:50 Average speed: 7.8x or 1379 KB/sec
- 09-06-2012 #24
yeah that looks correct. all you should have to do now is reboot your PC and boot to CD.
- 09-06-2012 #25
Forgive me, but your avatar says your a newbie...? Are you sure?
- 09-06-2012 #26
yes, still a newbie.... I have lots to learn but I am getting there. My status was "just joined" till I hit my 100th post. I just joined the ranks of newbie.
- 09-06-2012 #27
Oh, I'm learning as I go, lol. Are you new to Linux? I don't want to re-boot wrong. This computer is my only access. I live in the middle of nowhere. Do you know if it automatically overwrites windows?
- 09-06-2012 #28
No it will not automatically overwrite windows. when you boot up it will ask you if you want to try ubuntu or install. If you just click on "try" then it will run everything off the CD.
Note: doing it this way you cannot install programs and it runs a lot slower because its running off a cd, when you do the install it will run a lot faster.
If you pick the option to install it should give you two options.
1) is to overwrite the old OS and install ubuntu.
2) is to do "something else" this is where you can install it along side of windows. I would backup everything you really need just in case there are any issues. ( I dont think there should be)
- 09-06-2012 #29