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Can I upgrade ubuntu directly from an ISO file?

  Date: Feb 12    Category: Unix / Linux / Ubuntu    Views: 423
  


I downloaded ubuntu 6.10 but I am having trouble burning inmages on
both my PC's and I have never used a burner on Linux. So if the answer
to my question is as I suspect, NO, how do I burn an image using the
built in burner in ubuntu 6.06? The burner doesn't seem the least bit
intuitive.

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8 Answers Found

 
Answer #1    Answered On: Feb 12    


I have used GnomeBaker and it is very easy to use. To burn
ISO images just click on Tools and then select Burn CD image.
Then it will ask you to find the *.iso file and then start...its very
simple.

 
Answer #2    Answered On: Feb 12    

Install K3b via Synaptic and use that to burn your ISO to CD.

Once you've burned the Ubuntu CD you can upgrade straight from that
without rebooting. Just open your CD tray and close it, so the system
recognises it's an Ubuntu install CD. A window will then appear asking
if you want to upgrade Ubuntu. Click yes and it will then source the
upgrade partly from the CD and partly from online repositories.

 
Answer #3    Answered On: Feb 12    

I was unable to burn the disk. I think that the file is too big for a CD but
I tried it anyway.
It failed so I tried a blank DVD, that failed too. The error code was 255.
It slso said that sometime using the TAO mode will work. I have no idea what
that is.

 
Answer #4    Answered On: Feb 12    

I would use K3B as menchened and burn at slow speed. Like 10x speed. A fast burn
is not good for ISO.

 
Answer #5    Answered On: Feb 12    

I tried to find that but it was not in the list. [I'm on my other machine
and I can't recall the program name, systematic or something like that.]

 
Answer #6    Answered On: Feb 12    

perhaps is another one of those packages included only
on Edgy? What version are you using? Dapper?

 
Answer #7    Answered On: Feb 12    

Make sure you are selecting to make a ISO and not a Data CD.

 
Answer #8    Answered On: Feb 12    

I installed K3B and tried to burn an ISO image. It failed and I got the
usualy meainingless error message.

 
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