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Old 05-16-2008, 10:50 PM   #1
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Bootable CD Ubuntu.


I just downloaded and burned the newest version of ubuntu the LTS version.

But when I restart my computer, my computer doesn't recognize it as a bootable DVD, is there something im missing to make it bootable?
 
Old 05-16-2008, 11:02 PM   #2
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Did you do the md5 checksum as instructed on the website? Did you burn it as an iso image?
 
Old 05-16-2008, 11:06 PM   #3
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Hi, Starius. I'm going to ask you some obvious questions so bear with me. Did you change the DVD drive to boot before the hard drive? Have you checked the DVD for defects? Here's a tutorial on using MD5 to verify that the cd's contents are intact. Let me know how it goes!
 
Old 05-17-2008, 02:12 AM   #4
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oh, i didnt know anything about MD5... i just told power iso to burn the image. Ill go research MD5 now.
 
  


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