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Old 05-14-2007, 03:58 AM   #1
gibney
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loading linux directly on to hard drive


silly question can I download a linux distro direct from the net to my hardrive.
at the moment I am using basic slax on live cd.my hardrive is completely
empty having taken out w*xp.
thanks for any replies.
 
Old 05-14-2007, 04:09 AM   #2
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yes ... it is called a "net install".
Of course, you can always install slax
http://www.geocities.com/slaxfansite/#boothd
 
Old 05-14-2007, 04:28 AM   #3
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Correct, but you'd still have to do a little download first (netinstall iso) to launch the netinstall.
 
  


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