Introduction: How to Run a Linux Distro on a Computer From an Ipod Comment Plz First One Posted

i put a popular distro. of Linux on my old ipod and ran it on my computer kinda cool
WARNING!!!!!!!!!:THIS WILL DESTROY ALL DATA ON YOUR IPOD but remember the ipod can be reset using i tunes

i made a video i didnt have time to take all of the pictures sorry watch the video first
i will up date this soon

Step 1: Stuff U Need

the stuff you will need for this is:

1. old 5g ipod that you dont use for music
2. a live CD with ubuntu
3. computer
4. a little time

Step 2: Get the Software

first go to:
this is the latest release
then go to:
to get the ISO recorder

Step 3:

after all of that is done downloading
open and install the ISO recorder
then open your ubuntu download
it should open up in the ISO recorder
click next

Step 4: Boot the Live Cd

Go into the BIOS and set your PC to boot on the cd drive.To check this, restart your computer. When it starts up, you will have to hit a key in order to enter the BIOS configuration screen. Usually it will say on screen to Hit key to enter Setup. Watch for this. If you cant see it anywhere, I have listed the following BIOS config keys for some computers.

Acer: - Ctrl+Alt+Esc
ALR PC: (F2) or (Ctrl)(Alt)Esc)
AMI BIOS: (Del), (F1) or (F2)
AST, Advantage, Award, Tandon: - Ctrl + Alt + Esc
Award BIOS: (Del) or (Ctrl)(Alt)(Esc)
Compaq: (F10) (do this when the cursor is in the upper right corner of the screen blinking)
Dell: - F1 or Del.
Dell: - Some require pressing reset twice
Dell: - Ctrl + Alt + Enter
Gateway 2000: - F1
Hewlett Packard: - F1
" Older Models - In order to get into the configuration of the IBM setup screen (CMOS) screen you need to hold down both mouse buttons during bootup.
" Aptiva - Press F1
" IBM PS/2: (Ctrl)(Alt)(Ins) after (Ctrl)(Alt)(Del)
" IBM PS/2 with reference partition: - Press Ins during boot
" Some PS/2s, such as 75 and 90: - Ctrl Alt ?
" Some PS/2s when pointer at top right of screen: - Ctrl + Ins
NEC: - F2
Packard Bell: - F1 or F2
Phoenix BIOS: (F1), (F2), or (Ctrl)(Alt)(Esc)
Phoenix BIOS: - Ctrl Alt S
Phoenix BIOS: - Ctrl S
Phoenix BIOS: - Ctrl Alt Ins
Sharp Laptop 9020: - F2
Sony: (F3) while you are starting the PC, then (F2) or (F1)
Tandon computers: - Hold down the key after turning on power
Tandon: - Ctrl + Shift + Esc
Toshiba Laptops: - Toshiba Utility
Toshiba: - Press Esc during boot
Toshiba, Phoenix, late model PS/1 Value Point and 330s: - Press F1 during boot
Olivetti PC Pro: - Shift Ctrl Alt + Num Pad Del
Miscellaneous PC's: - Ctrl + Esc or Ctrl and Alt and +
Zenith: - Ctrl Alt Ins

PC is set in BIOS to boot from CD

Step 5: Ubuntu Menu

you will get a menu after the cd loads

you can either load linux and try it or install it either way just follow the setup
very easy to understand

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