[chirp_users] An early Christmas present for CHIRP users

Jim Unroe rock.unroe at gmail.com
Tue Dec 25 18:10:26 PST 2012


Correction... It probably requires an 800 MB CD.
Jim

On Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 9:08 PM, Jim Unroe <rock.unroe at gmail.com> wrote:

> It fits on a 650 MB CD. A 1 GB USB drive is plenty (if you can still find
> one that small!).
>
> On Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 9:03 PM, Bobby Goins <goins0497 at insightbb.com>wrote:
>
>> Gary,
>>
>> Click on the 'Diskimage' radio button.  In the area next to the ISO
>> selection box, click on the '...' area to browse to where you saved the
>> disk image.  Make sure you have at least a 4 GB USB drive plugged in,
>> and press 'OK'.  UNetbootin should start copying the image to the USB
>> drive.  When it is finished, reboot.  Enjoy linux and Chirp!
>>
>> Bobby G
>>
>> On 12/25/2012 08:38 PM, GaryErrol wrote:
>> > I down loaded UNetbootin and installed on a micro SD card in an USB
>> adapter. When I ran the program it asks me to Select Distribution and than
>> gives me a list. Which one should I choose? My operating system is XP.
>> >
>> > GaryErrol
>> >
>> > -------Original Message-------
>> > From: Jim Unroe [rock.unroe at gmail.com]
>> > Date: Tue, Dec 25, 2012
>> > To: Discussion of CHIRP [chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com]
>> > Reply To: Discussion of CHIRP [chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com]
>> > Subject: Re: [chirp_users] An early Christmas present for CHIRP users
>> >
>> > My favorite for burning CD images in Windows is ImgBurn (
>> http://www.imgburn.com/). It is very reliable and free. Another thing
>> you can do is 'burn' the image to a USB flash drive using UNetbootin (
>> http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/). That's what I did.
>> > Jim KC9HI
>> >
>> > On Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 5:48 PM, Dan Smith <dsmith at danplanet.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> I downloaded the file to my Windows desktop, then sent it to a CD. Both
>> >> of my computers are set to boot CD then HD, but Windows still starts
>> >> up.  I've done something wrong.
>> > It's an image of a CD, which means you need to burn it to the CD as an
>> > image, not just as a file on the CD. I'm sure googling "burn image to cd
>> > in windows" will turn up something useful. I imagine Windows 7 has a way
>> > to do this built-in. Both Linux and MacOS have had this point-and-click
>> > behavior integrated for years, without add-on software.
>> >
>> > --
>> > Dan Smith
>> > www.danplanet.com
>> > KK7DS
>> >
>> >
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