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Old 10-16-2013, 11:59 AM   #1
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how to install linux?


hellooo.. I just bought laptop, and I need to install linux on it.. how to do it? I have linux instalation cd, but it wont start the instalation.. please help..
 
Old 10-16-2013, 12:05 PM   #2
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Hi Djolle90 what kind of laptop did you buy?

in some computer models you need to put the installation CD on the tray then turn off the computer and reboot.

Right at the booting proces there is a moment in where the computer tells you for a boot menu press <which ever key they are set to use> key.

If you find that then you can press that key and select to boot from the CD tray.

IF you let us know what is the model and maker of your computer then we could help you with that.

Once you boot from the installationa media you just need to follow the steps to install.

What Linux distro are you trying to install and what version? let us know.
 
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Old 10-16-2013, 12:13 PM   #3
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acer , it's F2 key.. where I can find what linux distro is about?
is it maybe v9.2 b110329av11 ?

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Old 10-16-2013, 12:16 PM   #4
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acer , it's F2 key.. where I can find what linux distro is about?
when you boot your computer from the install CD it will display the logo of the Linux Distro that is how you can tell what distro and what version it is.

what error messages do you have when you start the boot process?
 
Old 10-16-2013, 12:18 PM   #5
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Could say on the cd (otherwise use windows file browser to explore it for info) where\when did you get it and can you download others\newer?

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Old 10-16-2013, 02:42 PM   #6
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where I can find what linux distro is about?
well if you informed us as to what this is and where you got it we might be able to help

there is NO computer operating system called "linux distro"

a "distro" is short for "Distribution"
and there are a LOT of distros
see: http://distrowatch.com/
for the top operating systems


from a google search for "v9.2 b110329av11"
That is Linpus Lite"
the #1 worst linux OS in the history of the world
( it is "nagware" it will nag at you until you BUY $$$ the "full non free" version)
it is numbers 1 through 10 it the most hated os in the world
( the full top 10 list)

it is GARBAGE!!!

you will NOT like trying to use it


have a look at Linux Mint 15
on a low end acer using linpus lite
install the light desktop manager xfce
http://linuxmint.com/
http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2391

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Old 10-16-2013, 02:52 PM   #7
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Delectably. I would put windows before any Linux, Linpus looks kinda neat I have not [Hurd] of it... lol (newer often is better for s)

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