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Old 09-15-2012, 03:32 PM   #16
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I have saved it on a Cd. My only question now is: I'm also trying to download it onto an old computer of mine and the windows has stopped working on it. How do I install Linux in it's place? Remember, I can't access anything on my computer. Is there any way?
 
Old 09-15-2012, 07:43 PM   #17
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I have saved it on a Cd. My only question now is: I'm also trying to download it onto an old computer of mine and the windows has stopped working on it. How do I install Linux in it's place? Remember, I can't access anything on my computer. Is there any way?
You can't save it on cd you have to burn it to the cd. It appears that youre using winsxp, you can download & install cdburnerxp, set it as default iso burner.
Its also free.

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Old 09-15-2012, 10:02 PM   #18
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I looked in the Community Ubuntu Documentation and found the instructions for Installing from a USB.
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/In...n/FromUSBStick

HTH
 
Old 09-15-2012, 10:11 PM   #19
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So are you using unetbootin?
It's the simplest way to get bootable usb.
 
Old 09-15-2012, 11:24 PM   #20
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I learned a little bit about unetbootin Bloody Dream.
Just sharing what I learned with you.

It's the Universal Netboot Installer cross-platform utility that creates a live USB System and loads a variety of Systems or installs Linux distributions without a cd.
 
Old 09-16-2012, 11:23 AM   #21
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Thanks for the help guys. I did have it burned I don't know why I said saved. But even if there was a way that I could install it the way I was asking (which I would still be interested in learning) the computer can't hold an OS, we tried installing a few different versions of Windows, 2 different Linux OS, and a mac OS and none worked.
 
Old 09-17-2012, 02:36 AM   #22
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Thanks for the help guys. I did have it burned I don't know why I said saved. But even if there was a way that I could install it the way I was asking (which I would still be interested in learning) the computer can't hold an OS, we tried installing a few different versions of Windows, 2 different Linux OS, and a mac OS and none worked.
Just curious; you said;"the computer can't hold an OS"
Can you list the spec's of that computer?

And your still waiting for your new one to arrive right?

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Old 09-20-2012, 12:11 AM   #23
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Good choice for a OS for a laptop.
Ubuntu is known to be very compatible with most hardware, including on laptops.

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