[kwlug-disc] Burning Karmic's Kubuntu netbook remix

Bob Jonkman bjonkman at sobac.com
Sat Oct 31 20:13:58 EDT 2009


I've had success in burning ISOs meant for a CD to a DVD.  

I have also seen 800 MB CD-R disks (not CD-RW).  I think some
applications (Nero for Windows?) do some jiggery-pokery to write to
reserved sectors -- I'm not sure how it works, and haven't done it
myself.

--Bob.


On Sat, 2009-10-31 at 14:50 -0700, Raul Suarez wrote:
> I got an Kubuntu image from this site
> 
> http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu-netbook/daily-live/current/
> 
> The problem? The ISO is 779 MB which is larger than can fit in a CD.
> 
> Is this the proper place to get the Kubuntu Netbook remix from?
> 
> If so, How do you burn 779 MB to a 700MB CD? Brasero complains that the image is to big.
> 
> 
> Or is this image meant to be "installed" to USB only?
> 
> Raul Suarez
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