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Old 10-11-2004, 04:21 PM   #1
theshavenape
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Angry I NO NOTHING! Please help


I am as we speak downloading a Linux iso FC2-i386-DVD (Can allmost hear them laughting)

I am sick of windows and all the shite you all no doubt no about so a guy i met at a computer market with a T shirt with a penguin on it said check out linux is SUPER COOL GREAT.......... I exscaped this strange person but decide to check Linux out anyway

Ok the download 62% done :'( What the hell do i do now?

Any help guys i just about worked out how to log in ok and allmost had to ask for help so ya got ya work cut out

Ape AKA not a mensa canidate
 
Old 10-11-2004, 04:26 PM   #2
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http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mjm-fedora-fc2.shtml hope this helps and good luck,we all started out just like you,have some fun.
 
Old 10-11-2004, 04:27 PM   #3
btmiller
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Burn it to a CD (be sure to burn it as a disk image), insert into your disk drive, reboot, and install Linux. You might try a LiveCD like Knoppiz first to get an idea of what Linux is before risking your current Windows install.
 
Old 10-11-2004, 04:39 PM   #4
theshavenape
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Ta guys will give it a go

if all else fails i just norton ghost THE GLASS CRAP made by Billy G back and live with.

God protect me from that fate.

Ape. Not a mensa canidate
 
Old 10-11-2004, 05:35 PM   #5
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Check out www.linuxiso.org

They have alot of common Linux distros

They also have a bunch (left menu on page) of toturals on downloading linux, and how to burn the downloaded image (usaly an ISO) to a CD

Last edited by GUIPenguin; 10-11-2004 at 05:37 PM.
 
Old 10-12-2004, 01:17 PM   #6
theshavenape
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Unhappy WHY ME?

ta for that GUIPENGUIN

I have used nero without problem or trouble for 5 years nows give or take and so why is it i cant burn this stupid linux iso?

I download FC2-i386-DVD I run nero I selected it came up with a error

"The entered block size does not curaspond to the image lenght."

So like the forum sejested i set the peramaters as it told me but nero wont have it I have downloaded four vershion of the file incase i got a dodgy one (Thank feck for broadband) But no wont have it i even tried the ignore but when I rebooted i got the old this in not a linux disk routeen.

Ok I give up what me doing wrong

If anyones got the time then next 10 years should do it email me plz!

THESHAVENAPE@HOTMAIL.COM

Ta
 
  


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