How to burn a DVD on Ubuntu 16.04

Getting started

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Before you begin, you need to download Ubuntu and, if you want, verify the download.
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Once you’ve done so, you can create your installation DVD. The procedure may differ slightly depending on which version of Ubuntu you are currently using.

Burn a DVD

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Insert a blank CD into your burner. A ‘CD/DVD Creator’, ‘Choose Disc Type’ or ‘Blank Disc’ window might pop up. Close this, because we will not be using it.

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Install Brasero

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16.04 LTS no longer comes with a CD/DVD burner, so using the Ubuntu Software Store, search for ‘Brasero’ and click ‘Install’.

Start Brasero

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Open Brasero and click on the ‘Burn image’ button.

Then select the ISO you downloaded in the ‘Select a disc image to write’ box and your DVD drive in the ‘Select a disc to write to’ box and click the ‘Burn’ button.

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Burn a DVD with Brasero

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Once the DVD is burned, you can restart your computer and try or install Ubuntu.

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Next steps and finding help

If you want to install Ubuntu, try the Install Ubuntu desktop tutorial

If you get stuck, help is always at hand.