Author Topic: UnZipped Plop turns into a shortcut  (Read 4599 times)

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UnZipped Plop turns into a shortcut
« on: February 29, 2016, 19:34:57 PM »
I can't image that burning a shortcut to a CD will yield anything bootable(?), but each time I download Plop I end up with a shortcut instead of a real file.   (I'm pretty ignorant, so it's likely that I'm missing some important step.)  (I'm using WinZip.)

What am I doing wrong?

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Re: UnZipped Plop turns into a shortcut -- never mind!
« Reply #1 on: February 29, 2016, 19:53:40 PM »
I think my mistake was using WinZip. 

I uninstalled that, and then "Extract All" became available, and it produced a half dozen actual files.   


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Re: UnZipped Plop turns into a shortcut. Resolved. What to do next?
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2016, 17:06:25 PM »
I looked at README.TXT to see what to do next, but I didn't understand it.
Which file(s) should I burn to a disc?  (I want to be able to boot ubuntu from a flash drive, even though my BIOS doesn't support that.)
Thank you.

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Re: UnZipped Plop turns into a shortcut. Resolved. What to do next?
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2016, 17:12:22 PM »
Which file(s) should I burn to a disc?  (I want to be able to boot ubuntu from a flash drive, even though my BIOS doesn't support that.)

plpbt.iso

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Re: UnZipped Plop turns into a shortcut
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2016, 17:14:55 PM »
OK.  That's what I thought, but I got an error trying to write it.   I'll try again with a different CD.
Thanks.