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Well, im trying to get my p.o.s windows 98 into a linux platform. So i went looking for some install discs today, and i found Fedora core 1 however from being on sites today i found that core 2 is out which i couldnt find, what are the differences, which is better, which is easier, and which one should i choose and if it is core 2 where can i find it. Post any answer or just email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Well... like i posted before i need major help, i dont know which verious of linux to run so can someone tell me that first and then i wanted to know how difficult it is to get things like word processors, and anti-virus, and internet stuff on the new platform, i know i can download apps, but how do i choose which one.. keep in mind i havent gotten any version yet these are just ideas im having so please help me!!!
Core 2 is just the newer release than core 1 of fedora.
BTW, Core 3 is out already.
You should definitely download the latest core.
You can find all information about the fedora project on their homepage (including mirrors to download the isos): http://fedora.redhat.com/
Last edited by Charalambos; 08-05-2004 at 01:42 PM.
Sounds like Fedora Core 1 is going a different direction. Having only used Fedora Core 2, I can't really compare. But I was a total linux newbie when I first installed it, and got most everything to work without any real trouble. Also, the only thing that gave me trouble was the NVidia driver (which I actually got to work, not the experience of most people). This issue is present with FC1 as well, I believe.
The main difference is just that FC2 is newer, with newer versions of everything (Gnome 2.6, KDE 3.2). I'm not going to be able to give a more technical answer, I'm afraid, but the Fedora website (see above) should help.
3. Download the .iso files and burn them to cd's. There are plenty of articles on how to burn .iso's, but basically you just need a piece of software that does this. Nero is a great one with a fully functional trial version. You can download it at:
Make sure to choose the "Burn CD Image" or "Burn ISO" option. Next you need to set your BIOS to boot from CD-ROM... I don't want to get into that, but you can google how to do that or even look in the win98 help or something. Once that's done, put the CD in the drive, reboot and the Anaconda installer should work. To remove win98, when you get to the partitioning section, simply choose the Delete all existing partitions option.
so.....i cant already find like at a bookstore any core 2 discs i have to download them ok.....and is it also possible that i get the core 1 and upgrade, would that be a smaller and faster download, not to mention easier as far as operating goes?