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Old 10-13-2004, 10:42 PM   #1
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Arrow Very Very new, Help!!

HI, I'm very new to Linux and I just downloaded an iso file. I'm not exactly sure how to install the OS. All help is appreciated. Thank you.
Old 10-13-2004, 10:57 PM   #2
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You might want to give a little more info like what distro, how big is the hard drive, is it going to be dual boot, have you burned the iso yet, etc.
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jdjd1118, after burning the CD, try this in your CD/DVD-Rom driver and reboot your machine. Probably the CD will launch and you can proceed with your install. What distro have you dowloaded? Depending on it, it is a very simple process.

If the CD doesn't launch, you need to configure in your BIOS setup to launch CD driver first.

Are you supposed to use a dual-boot system (with Windows, for example)?

Good luck and welcome to the Linux world!

P.S.: when posting your messages here, I encourage you to use better subjects in your messages, ok? Pls, don't take me wrong.
Old 10-14-2004, 07:37 AM   #4
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I'm not sure what you're asking so I'll have to guess (no subject in post )

You're CD writing software should include an option to "Create CD from ISO Image..."

You need to do this to create the CD from the image file, then boot and install as mentioned in a previous post

Hope this helps.


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