Burn Trisquel CD images

This manual covers the steps to make a Trisquel bootable disc for users using the Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems. This manual is not an endorsement for the use of non-free operating systems. This manual is designed to help users migrate from non-free systems to free ones, as it is the case of Trisquel.

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In Trisquel

  • Right click an .iso image and select Write to Disc.
Burning a CD in Trisquel top

In Windows

InfraRecorder for Windows
  • Insert a writable disc (e.g. CD-RW or DVD-RW) into the recorder and select "do nothing" or "cancel" if any auto-boot message appears.
  • Open InfraRecorder and select Write Image.
InfraRecorder for Windows

  • Select the ISO image that you downloaded in step 1, for example "trisquel_4.5_i686.iso", and click on 'Open'.

InfraRecorder for Windows

  • Check the recording settings. Be sure to choose a recording speed low for an error-free recording; then click on 'OK'.

InfraRecorder for Windows

  • Burning progress will be displayed while your disk is created.

 |InfraRecorder for Windows

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In Mac OS X

  • Download a Trisquel disc image from our downloads page.
  • Download and install Burn, a Free Software program that burns disc images.
  • Double-click on the downloaded ZIP file to extract the application, then double-click on Burn to launch it.

Burn

  • Click on "Copy" on the upper tab.

Copy tab in Burn

  • Find the downloaded Trisquel disc image, then drag it to the drop zone titled "Drop disks and images here."

Disk image Drop Zone in Burn

  • Click on the 'Burn' button in the bottom-right corner of the window.

Ready to burn in Burn

  • Insert a writable disc, such as a CD-R or a DVD-R (rewritable discs work too) into your system's disc drive, then click on the 'Burn' button on the pop-out dialog. Be sure to choose a recording speed low for an error-free recording; then click on 'OK'.

Burn disc dialog

  • Burning progress will be displayed while your disc is created.

Burning disc...

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