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Old 02-26-2011, 04:31 PM   #1
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I am trying to put Fedora 14 on my xp computer but that's the ONLY OS I want on it. I don't have a way to burn CDs but I have the iso image. Idk where to go from here as far as getting this linux to boot and start installing.
 
Old 02-26-2011, 04:52 PM   #2
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Could you use unetbootin to boot up from a USB drive?
 
Old 02-26-2011, 04:55 PM   #3
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You can't change the tires on your car while you're driving. Likewise, you can't replace your Windows XP operating system while you are running Windows XP. You need to "pull over" (reboot the system) and install the new operating system. To accomplish this, you will need some kind of bootable medium: CD, DVD, USB drive, or even perhaps a network install if you have the right hardware.
 
Old 02-26-2011, 04:56 PM   #4
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No I don't have a flash drive
 
Old 02-26-2011, 05:01 PM   #5
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wait... how would I do the unetbootin thing?
 
Old 02-26-2011, 05:17 PM   #6
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ok I tried the unetbootin and it keeps saying no root device found sleeping forever
 
Old 02-26-2011, 05:28 PM   #7
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Here is a tutorial on how to create a bootable Fedora USB thumb drive:

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraLiveCD/USBHowTo
 
  


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