Re: [Nolug] ISO

From: Jerry Wilborn <>
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2012 15:21:21 -0500
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I know you said on the other thread you are working with some old hardware,
but if your current workstation has enough free RAM, you could use
VirtualBox ( to install a Linux guest OS. Then
you wouldn't have to worry about media at all, you could just mount the ISO
within the VBox settings. Obviously this doesn't get you any closer to
having it running on the separate hardware, but it does provide a safe
place for you to play with Linux and an easy snapshot mechanism as you

Aside, the Intel SSD in my Macbook makes installing guest OSs a thing of

Jerry Wilborn

On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 3:12 PM, Mark A. Hershberger <>wrote:

> On Thursday, July 12, 2012 4:00:47 PM, B. Estrade wrote:
> > You need to burn the
> > ISO as an image itself. Windows and Mac do this natively AFAIK.
> I was about to tell you "Windows does not do this!" since I'm sitting
> on Windows right now, but then I found
> -- which will
> tell you how to burn any iso on Windows.
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