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Old 11-09-2007, 01:00 PM   #1
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I`m want to make a dual booting with Vista I have:

Toshiba Satellite A215
AMD Turion 64 x 2 Mobile Technology TL-52 1.60 Ghz
1GB RAM
32-bit OS

I downloaded Ubuntu last release, burned the Iso file but when I tried to installed it using the disk, the normal installer do anything and the windows based UBundu installer said "Could not find any appropiate CD".

What sould be the problem? Can I used without problems Linux with my Laptop?

Thanks
 
Old 11-09-2007, 01:21 PM   #2
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Hello, and welcome to LQ!

This reads as if you burned the ISO image as a **file** and not as an **image**. The difference is that with the file burn you in essence copy the file to the CD, and when it is opened, it is just the ISO file on the CD. When the image is burned to the CD you can open the CD and see many files and directories. You may need to use a different burning application if your current one does not support image burning.

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Old 11-09-2007, 02:43 PM   #3
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Master C

I used ImgBurn 2.3.2.0 to burned Ubuntu, this software supports image burning, I`m continuing having this problem.

Any other suggestion? My Laptop is able to run with Linux?

Thanks again.
 
Old 11-09-2007, 04:47 PM   #4
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Download Ubuntu again and run and program (search google) that'll do an md5 checksum on the image. Compare that to the one provided when you downloaded Ubuntu.

As has been stated, make sure you're using the "Burn Image" choice for your software.

Once burned, pop the disc in and see what the directory structure looks like and post that here.
 
Old 11-09-2007, 07:40 PM   #5
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unetbootin
 
Old 11-10-2007, 10:12 AM   #6
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I downloaded ubundu for second time and burned the image with Imgburn, compare the content of the second disk with the first and get the same results. Whe I used the installer application it said "could not find an appropiate disk".

These are the files that are in the disk after burned the image file:

File Folders
disk
bin
casper
disctree
dists
install
isolinux
pics
pool
preseed
programs


autorun-Setup Information
md5sum-Text Document
README.sidkdefines-DISKDEFINES File
start-Windows Image Map
start-Application
start-Configuration Settings
ubuntu-File
ubuntu-Arch ico
wubi-cdboot-Application

I need help, really bad. I want to use ubuntu.

Thanks
 
Old 11-10-2007, 10:20 AM   #7
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I don't think you burned the ISO correctly - sounds like you burned it as a data file..
Read this http://www.linuxquestions.org/linux/answers/LQ_ISO on how to burn ISO's
Also do check the ISO you download with the MD5 checksum number - Google it if you have any questions...
 
Old 11-10-2007, 11:52 AM   #8
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No, he burned it OK, otherwise he'd just see one big .iso file.
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Whe I used the installer application it said "could not find an appropiate disk".
So I think he is getting to the ubuntu desktop, and then clicking "Install"
But then it is complaining.
So, jmgv26, what sort of hardware do you have?
What sort of Hard Disk Drive?
Is there any free space on that drive?

Last edited by tredegar; 11-10-2007 at 11:53 AM.
 
Old 11-10-2007, 02:23 PM   #9
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Old 11-10-2007, 02:40 PM   #10
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Could you tell us what you mean by 'I tried to installed it using the disk, the normal installer do anything and the windows based UBundu installer said "Could not find any appropiate CD".'

I'm assuming Ubundu means ubuntu for one? What is the 'normal installer.?' Just tell us how you are trying to install it. Can you boot off of the cd?
 
Old 11-11-2007, 03:12 AM   #11
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Did you set the boot priority in your BIOS for the CDROM to boot before the hard drive?
 
Old 11-11-2007, 04:01 AM   #12
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Did you set the boot priority in your BIOS for the CDROM to boot before the hard drive?
 
  


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