LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Latest LQ Deals
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions
User Name
Password
Linux - Distributions This forum is for Distribution specific questions.
Red Hat, Slackware, Debian, Novell, LFS, Mandriva, Ubuntu, Fedora - the list goes on and on... Note: An (*) indicates there is no official participation from that distribution here at LQ.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 07-16-2019, 08:57 AM   #1
kalilinuxlivecd
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2016
Posts: 60

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Question Installing lite


Hello,

I just wanted to get some facts, I am going to install a copy of the latest lite version on a partition on a optiplex 780, which has about 30GB, so I guess there shouldn't be a problem with this task.

Since I am running windows 7, I'd like to get this working, so I can have the option of a more secure system for web use.

I have done this before for a 32 bit, just install on a storage disk and fire it up from the startup of the PC, and select the drive to run.

I did manage to install, now it doesn't display when on startup, it just loads into windows 7. How do I get the lite system to display as an option to load into?

Last edited by kalilinuxlivecd; 07-16-2019 at 10:21 AM. Reason: Manage to install the system, but no option to log onto the Lite OS
 
Old 07-16-2019, 11:08 AM   #2
cynwulf
Senior Member
 
Registered: Apr 2005
Location: /dev/planet2
Distribution: OpenBSD
Posts: 2,337
Blog Entries: 6

Rep: Reputation: 1647Reputation: 1647Reputation: 1647Reputation: 1647Reputation: 1647Reputation: 1647Reputation: 1647Reputation: 1647Reputation: 1647Reputation: 1647Reputation: 1647
As with this thread, it's not clear what you've already done, nor what you're attempting to do. But likely the same kind of problem - i.e. you have not installed or correctly configured a boot loader / boot manager / UEFI, to boot both OS.
 
Old 07-16-2019, 12:09 PM   #3
kalilinuxlivecd
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2016
Posts: 60

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: Disabled
No, I don't know anything about this. I just installed the system alongside 7, so 50GB is not displayed in the drive part of the system, only the other partition which is 30GB.

I thought installing this would like it was with the XP system, I still have. I was thinking of the Lite as a back up solution to use when 7 has the support stopped.

These old systems optiplex 760, 780 and so on are available on Amazon with windows 10, but they are too old for that.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
LXer: Linux Lite To Have These New Features In The Next Release Linux Lite 3.4 LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 02-21-2017 11:05 PM
LXer: Zorin OS 6 Lite - The Lite Fantastic LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 10-05-2012 08:40 AM
Installing Linpus Lite on Notebook I just downloaded the Linpus Lite Live CD from lin jaypee Linux - Software 6 04-30-2012 01:33 PM
Problem installing MIME::Lite on ubuntu bobbyblackmore Linux - Software 2 07-09-2007 05:30 AM
need help installing kazaa lite with wine infected Linux - Software 9 07-26-2003 09:03 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:08 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration