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In light of the recent revelations of rampant mass surveillance by NSA et al (also targeting political dissidents, sysadmins, the security/privacy-conscious, etc) and coming from an ethical perspective in agreement with Richard Stallman (re: proprietary user-subjugating software), I'd prefer to stick to a truly free piece of software that is also 100 percent open source. So, that would mean any one of these: https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-distros.html
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Reason: why doesn't the percent symbol show up?
In light of the snowden revelations and coming from an ethical perspective agreeing with Richard Stallman, I'd prefer to stick to a truly free piece of software that is also 100 open source. So, that would mean any one of these: https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-distros.html
Is there any way to make multiple bootable install partitions on non-rewritable DVDs?
No. You don't have partitions on a DVD. If you mean putting multiple iso files or extracted iso files of different distributions, yes that can be done and you can have as many as will fit on the DVD. I don't know of any software to do it with a few commands or mouse clicks and if you are not familiar with Linux terminology, I expect it would be pretty frustrating. Given the availability of software to create bootable flash drives with Linux on them and the low cost of flash drives, it is a much better method to use.