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I am really confused. I have an old computer that I want to but Linux on, but I am a total newb and I don't have a CD burner. I currently have the hard drive in my working computer and I'm wondering if there is some way I can simply paste the Linux files onto it. If I can, can someone post the files?
well, ask for a friend of yours to download some iso cd image (fedora 8 for example, Ubuntu 7) and burn it. You could also perform a net install, but it's not easy for a newbie. You can't just copy the files, it doesn't work like that!
Last edited by marciobarbalho; 01-13-2008 at 02:28 PM.
I would say just order the CD's from linuxcd.com or something. Look on http://www.distrowatch.com/ if you haven't already to research a good distro. I would recommend Fedora 8 if you're really serious about starting out; Ubuntu or one of its variants if you're not that crazy. Eventually you'll try slackware - it's inevitable!
I'm having a probs with my linux enterprise edition 9 and i cant intsall it on my PC. i have boot CD of linux entriprise edition but once i put my 1st boot CD inseide DVDCombo drive and once i select the installation method whether text/Gu mode and then after error comes up saying that insert the bootimage media But mY boot CD is okay i did tested it last time with My CD-ROM
But now it seems to me that it cant recognized my DVDcombo
Bz i tried with CD-ROM it works fine.
Please help so that i can intall linux enterprise on my PC.
Currently i have windows Vista amd Windows XP service pack2.
My PC is doul core and ram is 512MB+256MB and AGP is Rendion ATI1600X 256MB
What is "Linux Enterprise Edition 9". If it is SuSE 9 then forget it, it's too old. Linux developers are not gods, they cannot foresee future and include support for future hardware. You may as well try to install Windows 95 on your rig.
Also, please do not hijack threads, start your own.