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Old 10-24-2011, 07:49 AM   #1
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I'm trying to install Fedora on a brand new computer


How do I install fedora on a brand new computer? I was able to install unbuntu because it was the only one that would boot from a live dvd. I like unbuntu, but I would prefer fedora. It's a msi P67A-C43 motherboard with a i7Intell processor. Thank you for all help.
 
Old 10-24-2011, 08:07 AM   #2
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Get Fedora from here: http://fedoraproject.org/en/get-fedora

It can be installed from CD or DVD or USB stick. There are instructions on the right of the web page.

Basically check the BIOS or Boot Order to make sure it will start from the relative install media first, before the Hard Drive.
 
Old 10-24-2011, 07:04 PM   #3
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The boot still doesn't work, I keep getting kicked out of the install. I don't get why Unbuntu is the only Linux OS that will work.
 
Old 10-24-2011, 07:53 PM   #4
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I keep getting kicked out of the install.
That doesn't help much. How far do you get in the installation. More specific information on exactly what happens if you want help.
 
Old 10-25-2011, 11:28 AM   #5
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Which version of Fedora?

At which step of the install are you getting "kicked out" of the install? Have you been prompted for the media test yet etc.? Is there an error message, a hang, or does it lock up?

What video card is present in the system?

As jonnynitro138 stated, we need more details and we'll be happy to help.
 
Old 10-25-2011, 05:14 PM   #6
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Burn the disk with the best quality cd/dvd and use the very slowest burn speed. Be sure to test the download before or after yo burn it with md5 or shal tests.
 
Old 10-27-2011, 10:36 AM   #7
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heres my problem

First I insert the live dvd of fedora, then I restart the computer. I hit delete to enter the system bios, enter the settings, enter the save and exit, select boot override, choose and enter sata:HL-DT-ST dvdram gh, which starts fedora I get fedora will start in 10 seconds, I wait for it to start. the screen turns black ant ata1.01 failed to boot and ata2.02 failed to boot appears on the upper left side of the screen. then the fedora load screen appears and it shows that it is loading. Which stops just before it finishes and the screen turns black again with the message droping to bug shell. sh:can't access tty: job control turned off dracut:/#
I really appreciate the help.
 
  


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