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Old 02-17-2004, 12:40 AM   #1
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Binary/Source Distro Installation Help

I would like to install a copy of Fedora Core 2 Test 1.

Should I purchase the set of binary or source CDs? Which set would be easier to install and what are the basic steps.

Will the computer boot from the binary or source CDs?

I would also be interested to know how this differs from the usual ISOs that are burnt to a CD.

Thanks for any help.
Old 02-17-2004, 01:32 AM   #2
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Usually differs from the downloadable ISOs because of more programs included (if 3 cds is not enough for you), and usually more doc, and maybe support.

You only need the binary usually, and yes, they are bootable.


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