Just about to install linux...

John G. Heim jheim at wisc.edu
Mon Jul 25 21:59:49 UTC 2005

Dude, I hate to say this but I think it's about time you rtfm. In saying 
that, I am helping. You're never going to get anywhere with linux if you 
don't start figuring things out for yourself.

If you don't know what rtfm means, you can look that up too.

At 01:14 PM 7/25/2005, you wrote:
>Can I use the Record CD (command line tool) which is linked on the page?
>I like the look of that. It says it records data CDS, to be fair, I never 
>use hardware much past my hard disk and a pair of speakers, so I wouldn't 
>know if data CDs were bootable or not.
>Can you help please?
>Chris Norman.
><!-- chris.norman4 at ntlworld.com -->
>----- Original Message ----- From: "John G. Heim" <jheim at wisc.edu>
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>Sent: Monday, July 25, 2005 5:48 PM
>Subject: Re: Just about to install linux...
>>At 05:09 AM 7/24/2005, you wrote:
>>>I just tried that, and it wouldn't boot. I spoke to a friend, and he 
>>>said I'd probably burned the CD wrong. How do I burn the CD using 
>>>windows so it'll boot?
>>I posted this to the NFBCS list a few months ago:
>>I found a nice accessible utility for burning ISOs in Windows. I guess 
>>you can copy files to a CD in Windows XP by merely dragging them to the 
>>drive. But burning ISOs is a problem. However, I found a utility that 
>>does what Windows probably should do: if you right click on a ISO file 
>>one of the menu selections is to burn a CD. Very nice. And the dialog box 
>>that appears when you click that option works with JFW.
>>Only problem... the utility is still in beta. Seems to work though.  oh, 
>>and the web site is kind of disorganized. I'll provide a download page 
>>and a documentation page...
>>Download: http://isorecorder.alexfeinman.com/isorecorder.htm
>>Documentation:  http://isorecorder.alexfeinman.com/HowTo.htm
>>PS: I have absolutely no connection with the developer of this tool.
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