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Old 06-14-2007, 07:32 PM   #1
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I want an OS I can boot from a CD onto any computer (just windows, but it'll be on all windows from 95 to server '03 to vista). I was thinking Linux, but there are so many choices and I cant seem to get it to boot from a CD. I burned an ISO of Knoppix using Nero 7, but it refused to boot, it just paused for a second then went to windows (CD-ROM is set at the top in BIOS). By the way, I am VERY new to Linux (I started this morning) so please bare with me. I mainly want it to diagnos and repair a corrupted system.

I would also like a small arsenal of programs to help me on my journey, all standalone if possible. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 06-14-2007, 07:36 PM   #2
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I would recommend Ubuntu or Kubuntu. Both are distros of Linux and are the easiest ones to get used to if you are a beginner.

For kubuntu:http://www.kubuntu.org/download.php
For ubuntu: http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu
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Old 06-15-2007, 01:09 AM   #3
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yeah kubuntu is a good choise.
As for the problem with getting it to boot, you need to burn it as a image. Nero 7 does have that option somewhere.
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Or go with Cheetah burner...
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