[SOLVED] How to install Linux Mint from a DVD?

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Danko8321
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[SOLVED] How to install Linux Mint from a DVD?

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Hello, forum friends, I have sort of a stupid question for you: How the hell do I create a Bootable Mint DVD, or an installation DVD?

I can't figure it out, and I'm running out of ideas (my BIOS doesn't boot from a live USB drive, even thoug it does from a External HDD), because i want to install mint on my pc (permanently), but i simply dont know how to do it from my currently (and always) crappy Windows PC. Any ideas?

PD: I want to install the Gnome DVD install, so I don't have to download many codecs.
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Re: How to install Linux Mint from a DVD?

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Ugh, I've been using Linux too long. Can't remember how to burn ISO's on Windows. Anyway, if your version of Windows doesn't have the ability to burn ISO's, you can try a number of free applications to do so. For example: http://cdburnerxp.se/
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Re: How to install Linux Mint from a DVD?

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There are two Windows programs that will create an "Image" from an ISO file . Nero , and Roxio .
Run one of them in Windows , providing you have a DVD burner drive.

The menu will have an option to burn an " image " . What this means is that the ISO file will be extracted to create an " image " of the developers original install disk.
The resulting " image " will contain some folders and files.
The ISO was merely a method of transporting all this information via one condensed file (ISO) .

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[SOLVED] How to install Linux Mint from a DVD?

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Thanks, I got it working and codec-install-free! It came really handy :)
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