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Old 02-23-2010, 03:53 PM   #16
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Be sure that the BIOS it set to try booting from the CD/DVD drive before the hard drive.
 
Old 02-23-2010, 04:59 PM   #17
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Be sure that the BIOS it set to try booting from the CD/DVD drive before the hard drive.
Is there an echo in here?
 
Old 02-23-2010, 05:01 PM   #18
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...in here...in here...in here?
 
Old 02-23-2010, 05:21 PM   #19
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hi im from windows
give me all your money you need to upgrade your computer
thank you mr bill
or get linux/ubuntu and enjoy a free ride
windows does set the computer to start from the hard drive first so you will need to change that
try the cd first make sure every thing works before you install
and welcome to linux/ubuntu
 
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Booted up flawlessly last night, I am now running Mint. Appreciate everyone's help.
 
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Now THAT is the kind of newbie we need more of.....
 
Old 02-24-2010, 08:47 AM   #22
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Booted up flawlessly last night, I am now running Mint.
Good. Glad to hear it (or read it).
 
Old 02-24-2010, 09:01 AM   #23
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Ok I believe that it gave me that option and I selected burn from image. I am actually surprised IT hasn't called down from corporate yet to ask what the heck I am up to haha. Is there any way I can check the cd now that its burnt?
The 'md5sum' or 'hash' is very important to learn to use and too regularly get in the habit of utilizing it. You can get a sum checker for M$ if need be; 'md5sum.exe'.

For GNU/Linux the 'man md5sum' will get you all the information to perform the check. You can get the 'man command' from the 'cli' at anytime.

If you downloaded the CD/DVD ISO then be sure to check the md5sum for the original ISO. From the cli;

Code:
~#cd /downloadisolocation      #cdromiso.iso cdromiso.md5
~#md5sum -c cdromiso.md5       #substitute the correct name to check
If the ISO md5 is OK then you should check the image burn with 'CdromMd5sumsAfterBurning''.

This way you will know if the burn was OK!

This will check the download ISO with the known md5sum that you also get with the ISO. You should do the check for any download that you might perform, even a LiveCD or ISO. Plus burn the image. Sometimes you may need to lower the burn rate to get a valid burn.


These links and others can be found at 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
 
  


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