Home Learn Linux Linux Answers Systems Management how can I download linux onto cd, load OS and format drive? i want to lose windows completely,
  • Linux never minds which kind of OS on ur computer. It has ability to manage other OS with strong GRUB utility. There r so many distro in the market in which popular distro like, SuSE; Red Hat; Debian; CentOS; Mandivira; Fedora and names r lot. Simply, collect any Linux distro, which u feel comfortable to operate (u can dnld from net as free like: OpenSuSE; Fedora; etc) either by ISO format / bit-torrent. Then write it to a DVD and then put inside the DVD-Rom following switch on ur computer. Now providing here step by step guide ( for a popular Linux OS. Just follow this guide and hope u will do the task successfully. This is just for an example.

    Answered by rechil_colin
    4 years ago
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  • Hi.. Download Linux Mint or ubuntu ISO file from internet. Use NERO to burn cd and install from boot cd.. Take care while formatting your hard disk using Linux OS.. It may create problem while again installing Windows Vista or Lower Version.. For win7 no problem..

    Answered by prakash.katudia
    4 years ago
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  • i would suggest downloading the iso of your preference and instead of burning it onto a cd place it on a usb drive. The usb drive will read faster and better than any cd plus you will not have to hear those weird noises that come from optical drives.

    Answered by JamesFwillett
    3 years ago
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