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Old 06-05-2009, 08:32 AM   #1
vinaytp
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difficulty ways of installin linux


hi all...

there are serveral methods to install linux but which one is easy and which one is difficult to install...

from cd
from network
from harddisk

i need this info...can anyone suggest me please....
thanks in advance
 
Old 06-05-2009, 09:02 AM   #2
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Smells like homework to me.

Here's a website that discusses installing Linux:

Is Linux easy to install?
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Is_Linux_easy_to_install
 
Old 06-05-2009, 09:03 AM   #3
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To install a single workstation, the CD install is easiest, at least to me. Pop in the CD, boot the workstation, config as per the installer, and go have coffee. Nearly always works if you have a good CD.

If I'm doing multiple computers, then I might use the network method depending on the situation.
 
Old 06-05-2009, 09:07 AM   #4
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Hello,

Ghosting using a product like Norton Ghost has always been easiest for me. You can create a nice image of the computer on one machine when create the image file and transfer it through the network to another machine.

- Jim
 
Old 06-05-2009, 09:11 AM   #5
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hi all...

there are serveral methods to install linux but which one is easy and which one is difficult to install...

from cd
from network
from harddisk

i need this info...can anyone suggest me please....
thanks in advance
Which ones have you tried?
Which is easiest for you?
 
Old 06-05-2009, 09:31 AM   #6
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i have installed using cd..but i dont know the difficulty level involved in instlling from network or hard disk...i want this information to prepare a document...
 
Old 06-05-2009, 09:41 AM   #7
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Have never installed from a harddisk. But installing from Network is easy but it needs lot of bandwidth and time as the softwares will be pulled directly from the ftp/http mirror we chose and installed. With CD you have all the necessary softwares in the CD itself.
 
  


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