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Re: [vox-tech] burning opencd & venting
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Re: [vox-tech] burning opencd & venting



I did it I did it I did it!!!  Beauty!!!
Had to google and use Nero to burn it and took 2 tries but I did it!!!
Yes!!  It is soo purty!!

When I pop it in it automatically opens and shows the pretty pictures on the
web site!!  This is fantastic!!!

I will make copies and pass them out like candy!

I think I just wet myself!

Jimbo
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill Kendrick" <nbs@sonic.net>
To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Thursday, April 29, 2004 11:06 AM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] burning opencd & venting


> On Thu, Apr 29, 2004 at 09:58:50AM -0700, Jimbo wrote:
> > Hello again:
> > I have d/l opencd because the graphics on their web site are delightful.
>
> Hehe... Yeah, it's purty.
>
>
> > Anyway...I tried to open it in windoes before burning it but was unable.
>
> I'm betting a standard Windows system isn't as sophisticated as a typical
> Linux box.  As Peter mentioned, an ISO is a big 'image' of what should be
> on a CD.  (e.g., once you copy all of the bits in the ISO onto the right
> places on the physical Compact Disc, you'll have a disc you can mount and
> look at the insides of, or possibly boot directly from.)
>
> Under Linux, you can 'pretend' the ISO is a real physical disc, and mount
it
> and look inside.  I'm guessing you'd probably need some flakey $40
shareware
> to do this under Windows, and it'll have its own GUI that doesn't interact
> with any other applications.  >:^)  Hee-hee-hee...
>
>
> >  Is this a bootable disk?  I don't understand. Do I have to modify this
> > .ico file somehow?
>
> (".iso" ;^) )
>
> TheOpenCD is /not/ a bootable disc, like the popular Knoppix disc and
> bretheren.  It's a collection of software that a Windows user would pop
> into their CD drive and start clicking around to install.
> (See also: GNUWinII; a slightly older, much larger collection.)
>
>
> > I want to add this disk to my brother-in-laws computer that I am
> > building as well as check it out myself.
>
> Most excellent.  FYI, I think in both cases of TheOpenCD and GNUWinII,
> you can download the programs directly from the websites.  If that'd be
> faster, I'd go for that, rather than fiddling with burning a disc, just
> to install what you just downloaded and burned.  Kick out the middle-man.
> (Err... middle-media?)
>
>
> > I don't want someone to just give me a disk, I want to learn how to
> > do these things myself.
>
> Oohp, ... well, then nevermind what I said above about just downloading
> the apps one at a time. :^)
>
>
> > It would be so easy to get a cd but I like the pleasure of bashing
> > my head against my keyboard to see how good it feels when I stop.
> > That's why I'm still experimenting with Linux.
>
> Heh, if you happen to have Linux on the same machine as that ISO file
> you downloaded, we can probably help you get Linux to burn the disc for
> you quicker than we could help with Windows. :^)
>
> See the other thread that's been going on on this list today, regarding
> burning a Knoppix disc from a Windows laptop. ;^)
>
>
> > Got nuthin to do?  Come on over!  I have some ice cold coronas in
> > the fridge.  Bring some lime.  My vacation is relaxing but oh so
> > boring.  Couldn't take vacation with my wife this year,
> > mother-in-law staying with us. Sweet.
>
> Hehehe...  These kinds of comments will no doubt find you a volunteer or
3. :)
>
> -bill!
> bill@newbreedsoftware.com        | Even when using industrial beat,
Kompressor
> http://newbreedsoftware.com/bill | know importance of brushing teeth
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