( Sure you have to ¨cd¨ to that directory first or do /home/bruno/tmp/downloaded.iso )
Creating the checksum will take only a minute.
Usually I only check the first and the last 5 or 6 characters of the string.
The checksum can be done in windows too: see Checksum in Windows
Once you are sure the ISO is O.K. you can burn it to a CD.
WARNING: Doing the checksum to check your CD will give you a different string !
Some handy links:
For more info about the different disto´s: Distrowatch
For downloading ISOLinux
Happy downloads !
If you might think: "This is all to much trouble, is there no other way to get a distro ?"
Sure you can order a distro at its distributor OR for a quick and cheap solution:
CheapBytes sells them for around $5
-- May 7 2003 ( Revised Dec 9 2005 ) --