noob at ubuntu NEED QUICK HELP

Asked by tomaso88 on 2009-02-12

ok i downloaded ubuntu and it was 700mb or around now its finished downloading and its called ubuntu-8.10-desktop-i386.iso but when i get into it its a rar file so if i gotta put on cd how im also using a xp so im trying to do the fusion things so u choose when you turn on computer if you would like to run windows or linux kinda thing so if some one can help me understand that would be helpful post the answer here or talk to me on msn <email address hidden>

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2009-02-12
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2009-02-23
Rafik Ouerchefani (rafik) said : #1

Hello,

You need to burn the .iso image to a CD. This page will help you out with it : https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BurningIsoHowto

I also advise you to read through this helpful page : https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SwitchingToUbuntu/FromWindows

Welcome to our community :-)

- Rafik

WishingMaster (rajat-kapani) said : #2

I am adding you to IM

Tom (tom6) said : #4

If you are still having trouble with this then please post it as a new question. Only the most recent questions tend to get looked at so posting/reposting a question just before america arrives online after work/school gives the best chance of getting a good few answers.
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+addquestion

If the problem has been resolved then please follow the link to the forum thread and mark it as Solved.

Good luck and many regards from
Tom :)

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