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When you burn the downloaded .iso file as a .iso disk remember to burn at the lowest speed possible to avoid errors. Once burnt boot that CD/DVD and run disk check to see if there are any errors. If none, then you can either boot it without installing or take the big jump and install it. You will be better off with either 8.04.1 or 8.10...
Thanks for the link--when I follow to the download --it is a rar file (albeit an iso) when I unpack the Rar file I get a few folders ---can you tell me the exact file I need to look for? the one I used was linux.iso ---I am making a mistake somewhere---sorry