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Old 07-16-2009, 07:27 AM   #1
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Question with installing Mint 7


Can it be installed without using the net? or can it be somewat bypassed?

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Old 07-16-2009, 08:08 AM   #2
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You will be able to install with out a internet connection.But without a internet connection you wont be able to update or install other packages..
 
Old 07-16-2009, 08:48 AM   #3
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Almost any Linux distro can be installed with a CD or DVD, and no internet connection. As strato* says, you need a connection for updates, etc.

In practice, it's pretty hard to function on any operating system without some kind of connection.

How about telling us the context of your question---ie do you have no connection anywhere?
 
Old 07-16-2009, 08:52 AM   #4
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i cant get an internet connection at the comp iam doing it at, and i cant seem to pass the internet step when i do the setup closes. Any ideas?
 
Old 07-16-2009, 09:13 AM   #5
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A quick look at the Mint website shows no net-install version, so I assume you are installing from a CD.

Please describe exactly where the problem occurs, error messages, etc.

<<Edit>> I mis-read your post.
You should be able to specify dhcp, let it try to connect and fail, and then move on.

The best solution is to get to someplace with a connection.....

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Old 07-17-2009, 04:57 AM   #6
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Thank you for all your replies,
The error occurs during the installation says 'cant find internet connection, try to connect or cancel' and when i click cancel it stops the whole installation. How to stop this message or bypass it?
 
Old 07-17-2009, 05:12 PM   #7
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From what I see you can install it 2 ways ..from boot screen either boot into Mint and use installer..or at boot..It gives you option to strat the installer only..Have you tried both??
 
Old 07-18-2009, 04:50 AM   #8
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yeah, i've tryd all ways and cant seem to have luck, also when i do the demo it says something like 'cannot find input'. Is it a problem with my version?
 
Old 07-18-2009, 05:33 AM   #9
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Not sure what that means..I would try and get Unbuntu..And see If that works..If it does you know its a issue with Mint release.Mint is Ubuntu but maybe they changed it enough that it has problems.
 
  


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