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Old 11-02-2008, 03:01 PM   #1
Patrickhansen
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Installing Linux 3ee


Heya guys... i am totally new to Linux i know nothing of it and was hoping that u guys could tell me how to get started..
 
Old 11-03-2008, 08:03 AM   #2
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Hi patrichansen
Welcome at LQ
There are a lot of Linux distros.
Which one suit best that is for you to decide
But there are a lot distros who has a Live CD version all you have to do download it burn it as a iso image
and you try it without installing until you have decide with one suit you best.

regards
ron
 
Old 11-03-2008, 08:54 AM   #3
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To start with u need to download/get the os software. I reccomend you to download the same from the following site:
http://software.opensuse.org/
its for Suse Linux 11
it would be better if u can use some P2P software(like bittorrent,Vuze) to dowload. There are lots of seeds and thus it will download in a day (broadband speed)
burn the downloaded content to a dvd (iso image)
and then u can boot the system from dvd and start installation
get back in case of any issues
 
Old 11-03-2008, 01:33 PM   #4
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If there is any OS currently installed on the computer, and you have an internet connection, you could use unetbootin to do a net installation of many popular linux distributions:

http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/
 
  


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