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Fedora 9

Making Fedora Discs

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1. Introduction
2. Downloading
2.1. Choosing CD or DVD
2.2. Choosing the ISO Files
3. Validating the Files
3.1. Validating in the Windows Graphical Environment
3.2. Validating at the Windows Command Prompt
4. Burning
4.1. Using The ISO Recorder V2 Power Toy
4.2. Using Roxio Easy Media Creator 7
4.3. Using Nero Burning ROM 5
4.4. Using Nero Express 6
5. Testing Your Discs
6. We Need Feedback!

1. Introduction

The Fedora distribution is provided in the form of ISO 9660 standard filesystem images. You can copy these ISO images onto either CDROM or DVD media to produce a bootable disc.
Before you can install Fedora on a computer, you must transfer, or burn, the ISO files to blank disc media (CD-R/RW or DVD-R/RW). This document describes the procedure for burning these files using a few common tools. This document assumes that you have no experience with Linux, and that you are using Microsoft Windows for the purpose of downloading and burning the files.