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Old 07-28-2007, 04:56 PM   #1
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Installing Ubuntu (Cd Burning)


I have heard lots of good things about Ubuntu Linux so i recently decided to burn a copy onto a CD and dual boot it with my windows vista the only problem is the CD installer provided on Ubuntu.com is larger than any CDs i have here at my house or at my local stores. Is there a way to install Ubuntu and dual boot with it? Please help me. Thank you for reading.



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Old 07-28-2007, 05:18 PM   #2
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I just checked one of the mirrors and all the .iso images are just under 700MB. Can you not get 700MB CD-R disks where you are?
 
Old 07-28-2007, 05:24 PM   #3
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I can but the problem is, Vista "prepares" the cd before i can do anything to it and the cd after that only has 650MB of memory left :-/
 
Old 07-28-2007, 05:54 PM   #4
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anyone have a idea that could help?
 
Old 07-28-2007, 08:04 PM   #5
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anyone have a idea that could help?
Use a different burning application?
 
Old 07-28-2007, 08:28 PM   #6
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https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BurningIsoHowto

This explicitly mentions burning on Vista so apparently it's not as impossible as you think.
 
Old 07-28-2007, 09:04 PM   #7
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I just got it to install with a program called Wubi. Found it when i was stumbling around on stumbleapon.
 
Old 07-29-2007, 09:13 AM   #8
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Quote:
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I can but the problem is, Vista "prepares" the cd before i can do anything to it and the cd after that only has 650MB of memory left :-/
This is quite a contrast to how I typically burn CDs in Linux:
Rt-click on the .iso file and select "burn to CD"

Anyone know what silliness Vista is doing here?
 
  


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