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 +===== Burning an iso to optical media ===== 
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 +A Vinux image needs to be written to optical or USB media in a specific way, you cannot just copy the file to a CD in the same way you would copy documents or music.
 + 
 +To write to optical media such as a blank DVD, right click on the iso image in the file browser and select Write to Disk. This will open [[Brasero_burning|Brasero]] ​ where you can follow the prompts to burn the image.
 + 
 +You can also do this from a command prompt using [[wodim|wodim]].
 + 
 +Open [[gnome-terminal|Gnome terminal]] by pressing:
 + 
 +
 +<​code>​
 +Control, Alt + T
 +</​code>​
 + 
 +Navigate to where you downloaded your image, in this case we use your default downloads location.
 + 
 +<​code>​
 +cd Downloads
 +</​code>​
 + 
 +Please note that Downloads has a capital D and that you can use [[tab_completion|Tab completion]] to complete the full filename.
 + 
 +Using the name of the Vinux image you downloaded, type:
 + 
 +<​code>​
 +sudo wodim Vinux-3.0.2-I386.iso
 +</​code>​
 + 
 +
 +You will also be prompted for your user password to elevate privellages.
 +