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Live CD problems

Postby blind0516 on Fri Apr 18, 2008 4:21 pm

I'm a new linux user, or trying to be. i have downloaded the live CD and burnt the iso on to a CD-R but after i restart a copyright screen flashes and nothing. just a blank screen, i tried re burning it on the slowest speed but that didn't help. I'm running on a Sony Vaio from 2004, like 1GB ram and a ATI Radeon X300. What could the problem be?
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Re: Live CD problems

Postby Husse on Sat Apr 19, 2008 6:46 am

It could be the X300 or a bad ISO. Did you check the md5sum? In Windows you need to install some third party program to do that (google md5sum to get one)
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Re: Live CD problems

Postby MagnusB on Sun Apr 20, 2008 8:12 am

http://www.nullriver.com/products/winmd5sum
Best MD5 sum utility for Windoze, even works in Vista. Easy and intuitive GUI and has a compare feature..
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Re: Live CD problems

Postby atlef on Sun Apr 20, 2008 3:29 pm

Did you burn as image or as data cd?
Not to imply that you do not know how to do this, but many make this mistake.

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Re: Live CD problems

Postby newW2 on Sun Apr 20, 2008 3:44 pm

Did you try booting the cd as described here in the wiki?
http://www.linuxmint.com/wiki/index.php ... ur_Live_CD
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