[SOLVED] my first slackware experience not going so well
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OK. I tried what MCMLXXIII suggested. I have the isohybrid on the usb. On command fdisk -l I find my usb drive is /dev/sdb1. It says it detects a slackware disk and lets me choose base linux system (A), but then it brings me to the same screen as before:
CANNOT INSTALL SOFTWARE YET
Before installing software, complete the following tasks:
1. Select source media.
2. Set up your target Linux partition(s).
3. Select which software categories to install.
I really want to know what is causing this screen to come up. I try to go through the steps 1, 2 and 3 but the problem is that step 1 is what is bringing this screen up.
The method I quoted above works for me. Not sure why it's not working for you?
Have you tried the unetbootin method?
If not, go ahead and grab the Slackware iso for your USB using unetbootin. Follow the same steps as before [cfdisk] [setup] [swap] [target] then when you get to [source] choose Install from hard drive partition and then /dev/sdb1 and then type /slackware64