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Old 01-25-2009, 05:22 AM   #1
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Problem in making ubuntu bootable cd .......................


Hi ppl , I have downloaded ubuntu-8.10-desktop edition from ubuntu official website. I got " ubuntu-8.10-desktop-i386.iso " file , which is winrar archieve file .. I didnt get image file to make bootable cd. Even after i extract thid Rar file, didnt get .iso [image] file.. How do i make bootable cd with this ??

Please provide me the solution as soon as possible...
 
Old 01-25-2009, 05:27 AM   #2
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What is the name of the file on your computer?
 
Old 01-25-2009, 05:57 AM   #3
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If it's an .iso file, you just need to burn it to a CD-R. I recommend using ImgBurn on Windows, it's easy and reliable.
http://www.imgburn.com/
 
Old 01-25-2009, 06:34 AM   #4
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The name of the file downloaded was "ubuntu-8.10-desktop-i386.iso".. But its not image file , Its Winrar file..

I have downloaded it from http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download site... if i get the image(.iso) file,I could have burn it to cd. but got Winrar file named "ubuntu-8.10-desktop-i386.iso".. SO I am in a confusion that How do i make bootable cd with this..

When I extract this file, I got folders like .iso , .disk, casper, dists, install, isolinux etc....

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Is this on a windows computer?
Open a burning program and burn the file as iso
 
Old 01-25-2009, 06:55 AM   #6
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The name of the file downloaded was "ubuntu-8.10-desktop-i386.iso".. But its not image file , Its Winrar file..
If it says it's an .iso, then it is an .iso. Where do you get the idea that it's not from?

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When I extract this file, I got folders like .iso , .disk, casper, dists, install, isolinux etc....
You don't extract .iso files, just burn them.
 
Old 01-25-2009, 09:36 AM   #7
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I know , we do only burn iso file, not extract.. But wat I am telling is , Its just named as .iso file .. But Its WinRar file.. I extracted..
 
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Who says it is a winrar?
perhaps it is named foo.iso.winrar
rename the file to foo.iso

What happens if you want to burn it ?
 
  


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