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Old 08-25-2005, 07:50 AM   #1
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Question Which format shud i use for the Ubuntu 5.04 installation disc


I have recently downloaded Ubuntu 5.04, Hoary Hegdehog!!

Which format shud i use to burn it??
I have tried using a data disc, but of no use.
Shud i burn it in the ISO format??

Please Help!!
Old 08-25-2005, 08:04 AM   #2
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yes, iso
Old 08-25-2005, 09:57 AM   #3
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Question I have all the files in a zipped format


I recently downloaded UBUNTU 5.04.
the downloaded file is a zipped .rar file. I unzipped it, & now all the files and folders are there.

How do i convert these in the .ISO format.
I am really confused
I am currently working in Win XP, is there a burning software for this??

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Old 08-25-2005, 10:16 AM   #4
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Try, Nero 6

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Old 08-25-2005, 09:07 PM   #5
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You're asking for trouble. I'd redownload it in ISO format from an official Ubuntu mirror - and make sure you get the MD5 to go with it...

Then use Nero to burn an image...
Old 08-30-2005, 09:23 AM   #6
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make sure that after you find that the md5 is right you burn the iso very very slow like 2x-4x. and nero has an iso option im not sure about anyother burning software.
Old 09-01-2005, 08:12 PM   #7
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You probably just think that it is in "rar" format. If you have winrar installed, an iso file is also associated with winrar and gives the iso file the same icon as a rar file, and if you do double-click it, winrar will load and allow you to unrar it, as it is similar to a rar/zip file. You probably don't have file extensions as viewable (windows default is to hide file extensions for some crazy reason). To fix this go open up explorer and click on Tools>Folder Options>View Tab>Hide extensions for known file types and uncheck this box. You will probably find that you had an iso file the whole time.


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