I am trying to install ubuntu on a windows xp cumputer that don't have all the drivers installed so I can't go to the internet with it. I am wanting to use my windows 7 desk top to burn a disk so I can put ubuntu on my old xp computer. Can you help and give me directions?
Download the desired Ubuntu ISO 12.10 32bit or 64bit, or 13.04 32bit or 64bit, once it downloads, you can either burn it to a CD/DVD, or create a bootable USB. You can use UNetbootin to create the bootable USB, or Imgburn to create the CD/DVD.
Once done go to you XP machine, and set the BIOS to boot from either the CD/DVD or USB.
You can also burn the disk directly from Windows 7.
Right-click the downloaded ISO file, choose Open with, then Windows Disk Image Burner.
This may be the easiest method for you, but one con is that the Win burner does not let you set the burn rate to a low speed. Burning the image at a slow speed helps minimize the chance of errors.