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Newbie trouble with Iso Checksum verification

Posted: Sun May 26, 2019 5:33 pm
by wanderinglaurence
I'm complete novice: I'm on Windows 10 PC I'm intending to convert to Linux desktop. I downloaded Mint?mate iso image from site, created an "iso" folder from Windows Power Shell, copied the two text verification files to it, but couldn't move the the 19.1 iso file to the folder. Windows tries to mount the iso onto the C drive and won't let me move it to where the terminal lets me recognize it. I next re-downloaded onto a USB stick-so I now have the downloaded iso image on the thumb drive("F" drive in explorer) AND the mounted directories in DVD "Drive E" and DVD "Drive G". I have no idea how to proceed. I don't know how to get the iso to the Windows Shell terminal to run the check sum commands.

So I'm stymied. Help would be appreciated. (The download and installation guide on the official site is lacking in this regard)

Sorry to bother you guys. I'm sure it won't be the last time.


Re: Newbie trouble with Iso Checksum verification

Posted: Sun May 26, 2019 5:38 pm
by killer de bug

I moved your post to the newbie section where it will get more views and answers.

You should not move the iso to the terminal, but the terminal to the iso.
You can change folder with the cd command.
If you want to go to the download folder type cd Download
cd .. is going up a level.

When you have reach the folder where the iso is located, you can proceed with the commands you need to type.