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Old 11-02-2008, 11:51 PM   #1
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Smile how to install fedora core 5 on a laptop


hi..

I am a new user of this forum...I want to install fedora core 5 on a compaq laptop(pentium dual core, 160Gb hd) which has windows xp.Can I have both the OS on the same laptop? I have fedora core 5 in a dvd.

thanx in advance..
 
Old 11-03-2008, 12:47 AM   #2
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You really shouldn't install Fedora 5 anymore, even though you have a dvd ready. Fedora has extremely short support cycles of about a year, which. means that Fedora 5 has been unsupported for at least a year now. Not to mention that it is more than two years old and therefore not likely to offer the same kind of hardware support that a newer version would. I would recommend that you download Fedora 9 or any other distro you may like.
For download links, please visit distrowatch.com.

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Old 11-05-2008, 12:32 AM   #3
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Forget Fedora all together. It is full oo so many problems. Check distrowatch.com for descent distros.

Good Luck, Michael
 
  


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