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Old 09-18-2003, 08:26 AM   #1
Mikessu
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SuSe install


I have tried live version of SuSe and I'd like to install it but I cannot understand how to install. There are no ISO's anywhere and when I tried somekind of boot cd which should be able to install it from ftp, I didn't succeed to set network. I loaded network card module and then I clicked install and chose ftp-install-option. This didn't work because I had not set network correctly, I don't understand where I should put my internet password and login etc?
 
Old 09-19-2003, 04:22 AM   #2
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Suse install via ftp is only for people on ehternet networking.. LANs, Cable modems, dedicated ethernet internet. I'd assume you were trying to dial in since you mentioned a login and password?


Suse doesnt offer iso's, You either have to have a connection to download the ftp version, or go buy it.

As far as ftp install goes.
You enter the ftp server in the server line, with no ftp://
just.. mirror.server.somewhere.net
then the directory in the next box that pops up
/pub/linux/suse/8.2/blah/blah
 
Old 09-19-2003, 09:17 AM   #3
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I have one computer running Redhat that shares my connection (adsl 8/1Mbit). Can I connect to ftp through that computer? Or should I download all the ftp files to that computer or burn them to cd? Would it work?
 
  


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