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Old 01-25-2007, 11:02 AM   #1
farhans
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unable to install FEDORA core 4


Hello. i am new to the forum and fedora too. i have been using windows for the last 10 years. now i intend to switch to LINUX. i have purchased Fedora core 4 (4 CDs). i am using Windows XP. when i try to install fedora, an error occurs. no free space.
i have two hard drives. C: & D: and they are further logically partitioned to E: and F:. my E: drive have 4 GB free space with some personal data. when i select automatically partition option, it show message, not much space.
when i use disk durid and select the hdb1. it ask to format the drive with ext3 file system. in case of format i will loose my precious data.

can anyone guide me what to do next???????????????

thanx
 
Old 01-25-2007, 11:07 AM   #2
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You must have free space to install Linux so you must, destroy one partition. You can copy the precious data on for example on CD
 
Old 01-25-2007, 11:21 AM   #3
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you might want to consider using the gparted live disk to resize your partitions, or adding another disk.

Just be warned: resizing the partitions can be dangerous, so always back up your data first!
 
Old 01-26-2007, 11:35 PM   #4
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Installed

Thanks. i have installed LINUX 9. it si working fine. but i am unable to find that how can i make dialup connection in Linux. i tried by i haven't find any clue. can anyone tell me how to connect to intenet in LINUX 9.

thanks
 
Old 01-27-2007, 12:14 AM   #5
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There's no such thing as "LINUX 9" -- do you mean Red Hat 9? If so then you really should use something more recent as Red Hat 9 is old and unsupported.

There are a number of network configuration tools ... look for something like PPP setup. I think RH 9 has GNOME PPP which is a friendly GUI config tool, but it's been so long since I used it as a desktop that I don't remember. Really, you should upgrade to something more recent as Linux gets better and better with each passing year.
 
  


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