Get tuxtrans ISO image


Get the tuxtrans ISO image

Please follow these steps:

  1. download the compressed ISO image file:
  2. create a bootable medium by either
    1. burn the ISO file to a DVD (tuxtrans): on a windows pc use e.g.  burnatonce (3,8 MB), download and install, insert a blank DVD, then File | Load new image go to the iso file you downloaded, and click on the button Write
      On a GNU/linux pc use K3B, brasero or XFburn or gnomebaker to burn the ISO image to the disk; or
    2. create a bootable USB stick with unetbootin. Prepare a USB stick (min. 4 GB for the ISO image) and format it with the FAT32 file system. Download unetbootin from sourceforge.net, run it and choose the image file as your linux distribution (see here), go the local tuxtrans.iso you downloaded and confirm. Unetbootin will copy all the files you need to your USB Stick.
  3. insert the DVD or the USB stick and restart your pc.
  4. some systems require you to press a special key immediately after startup to enter the boot selection menu where you can choose to boot from USB; others simply boot from available drives according to the priority list in the BIOS. Also remember to setup the boot procedure in your BIOS, tuxtrans only boots when UEFI is enabled, either as UEFI only, or as Both but with UEFI listed first i.e. before legacy.
  5. the start page will show you the startup procedure in detail.

The live systems starts up automatically without the need for a login (in case it does: user=tuxtrans password=tuxtrans). You may, however, add new users at will during the installation procedure or after a local install. To run the tuxtrans system in a virtual machine (be warned: it is very slow) or to install the whole system onto your hardware simply follow this guide.