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Old 11-28-2005, 10:27 AM   #1
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Angry Mandriva LiveCD Install


I'm trying to install Mandriva through the liveCD.....

When booting from the CD it loads up Mandriva OS but thats not what I want. I want to install it to the harddisk. How do I go about doing this? I was under the (perhaps naive) impression (although I had managed to install Madrake 10 very easily previously) that all I needed to do was boot from the cd and follow the install steps/instructions. However never does any hint of an install occur. I'm very bewildered.....am I using the wrong CD? eek if I am!....any advice?

Thanks in advance...
 
Old 11-28-2005, 10:56 AM   #2
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I believe it is call PCLinux. Here is a web link with the install instructions.

http://www.pclinuxonline.com/pclos/h...tallation.html
 
Old 11-28-2005, 11:17 AM   #3
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I don't think you can install Mandriva through the Live CD. Download the installation discs from the Mandriva website.
 
Old 11-28-2005, 11:23 AM   #4
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Hi, thanks for that but unfortunately I cannot even see the livecd-install icon as described in the very first step of that tutorial which kinda scuppers me.

Any other suggestions?

Thanks....
 
Old 11-28-2005, 11:30 AM   #5
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Hi, thanks for that but unfortunately I cannot even see the livecd-install icon as described in the very first step of that tutorial which kinda scuppers me.

Any other suggestions?

Thanks....
Did you read my post above?
 
Old 11-28-2005, 11:31 AM   #6
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Yeah sorry, I was answering the post above that whilst your post was posted....I am currently downloading the iso's and I'll try it that way, thanks the advice....

Regards,
 
Old 11-28-2005, 01:02 PM   #7
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Did you log in as guest? You will not see the icons if you log as root.
 
Old 11-28-2005, 01:20 PM   #8
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yeah it automatically logs you in as guest.
 
Old 11-28-2005, 09:43 PM   #9
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Quite a few distro offer live CD installation. You may check it out at the following sites.

alllinuxcd.com
distrowatch.com
 
Old 10-16-2006, 09:57 AM   #10
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Install Mandriva from LiveCD

After you've booted from LiveCD, just "open" the LiveCD icon on your desktop to start the installation process.
 
  


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