[PLUG] Victor upgraded to Ubuntu 12.something

Tony Rick tonyr42 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 17 11:37:13 PST 2012


On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 8:48 AM, John Jason Jordan <johnxj at comcast.net>wrote:

> On Sat, 17 Nov 2012 08:27:03 -0800
> John Jason Jordan <johnxj at comcast.net> dijo:
>
> >OK, I'm downloading the live CD ISOs. Oddly, the web site says they
> >will fit on a CD, yet each ISO is around 1 GB. Maybe they have special
> >CDs in Debian-land.
>
> I forgot a question. The ISOs are on this web site:
>
> http://www.debian.org/CD/live/
>
> Where it says they are "hybrid" ISOs, and then they offer alternative
> images in case your BIOS cannot boot from a "hybrid" ISO on a USB
> stick.
>
> What is a "hybrid" ISO?
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AFAIK, a hybrid ISO is an image that can be both burned to optical media
(CD, DVD) and written directly to flash drive to create bootable media.
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- tony
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