I know there is no operating system on my computer, I had the HD 100% wiped. I was intending for Ubuntu to be my operating system. Am I to assume I cannot install from a DVD because I have no operating system? Is there something I'm missing? I tried with Puppy Linux too, because I believed that could be operated from the disc. Same thing, "No operating system".

  • do you forgot to change the boot device to CD in your bios? – Paolo Mar 8 '14 at 23:51
  • How did you get Ubuntu .iso onto the DVD? Did you just copy the large file onto the DVD, or did you re-create the original disk structure that the Ubuntu .iso is an image of? – Marc Mar 9 '14 at 0:16

Like the comments above change the boot order from the bios so that it boots from disk first.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.