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Inquisitive1
June 29th, 2009, 12:33 AM
Can I get the Ubuntu "GMOME" DVD for Free?

WRDN
June 29th, 2009, 12:36 AM
Yep, you can get the CD iso here: http://www.ubuntu.com/GetUbuntu/download

If you don't want to download it, shipit will send you it for free: https://shipit.ubuntu.com/

QIII
June 29th, 2009, 12:37 AM
Bear in mind that you will need a utility to burn an .iso file to CD. You don't want to just copy the file directly to a CD.

Inquisitive1
June 29th, 2009, 12:48 AM
I am working for a visually impaired person whose computer cannot reach the internet and needs Ubuntu "GMOME" on DVD. Preferably for Free. Is this possible?

shifty_powers
June 29th, 2009, 12:49 AM
look at the shipit link above.

will take a while but you'll get it...

boof1988
June 29th, 2009, 12:52 AM
Yep, you can get the CD iso here: http://www.ubuntu.com/GetUbuntu/download

If you don't want to download it, shipit will send you it for free: https://shipit.ubuntu.com/

I think the OP is asking about the DVD. And IIRC only the CD versions are sent for free. The DVD versions (http://www.ubuntu.com/GetUbuntu/purchase) have to be purchased (if one wants the disk shipped from canonical).

Of course any of the versions (CD (http://www.ubuntu.com/GetUbuntu/download) or DVD (http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/downloadmirrors#dvd)) can be downloaded (for free) and burnt to disk.

QIII
June 29th, 2009, 12:54 AM
If you mean "GNOME", then GNOME is the default UI for Ubuntu.

Kubuntu uses KDE, Xubuntu uses XFCE.

Ubuntu has a number of Assistive Technologies, such as screen magnifiers and voice (Orca), keyboard access and the like.

It is delivered via download in a format that is typically burned to a CD, not to a DVD. I don't know that a DVD wouldn't work, however.

boof1988
June 29th, 2009, 12:55 AM
I am working for a visually impaired person whose computer cannot reach the internet and needs Ubuntu "GMOME" on DVD. Preferably for Free. Is this possible?

If you have the capability you can download (for free) and burn the image to a DVD.

Please ask for more help if this is the way you want to go and we'll try to help.

egalvan
June 29th, 2009, 02:43 AM
This company sells CD & DVD versions...

http://www.osdisc.com/cgi-bin/view.cgi/products/linux/ubuntu

Not free, but very low cost(under $10), and shipping is very quick...

last time I used them, the DVD's arrived in less than a week

(Complete Ubuntu repositories on 5 DVDs, whoohoo!)

ahndoruuu
June 29th, 2009, 03:39 AM
Well judging from the fact that you are posting on these forums, you do have internet access even if the person you work for doesn't.

In that case, simply download the .iso from here:

http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download


Burn it to a blank DVD using any number of programs.

And you're good to go.
It's 100% free.

~sHyLoCk~
June 29th, 2009, 04:07 AM
I am working for a visually impaired person whose computer cannot reach the internet and needs Ubuntu "GMOME" on DVD. Preferably for Free. Is this possible?

The CD and DVD doesn't have much difference. If you have no internet access then try the shipit link.