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Old 02-02-2004, 05:44 AM   #1
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General Linux Installation Help Needed

I am new to Linux and am planning to install Fedora soon and would like to know if anyone has some tips that could help? i am pretty well aquianted with Windows and most of the tools and already partitioned part of my hard drive ready for Linux. Any advice?
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just start installing, then youll know what u need to know to install it, other then the "what is linux" tutorials, learning form experience is realy the only way to go, cuse ull run into problems, tehn goole it, and if that fials, this site comes in handy
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I'm sure everyone is willing to help anyone in need! If you run into problems I'm sure a little search through the site or a question may answer all your questions! I solve almost all my problems just searching through this site. People asks many things that may come in handy when you less expect!
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Go read the documentation on RH's website or better yet go to the library or book store for a RH book.
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The first time I installed RedHat, I had to do it 4 times. Once I got a new machine, I bought RedHat. It came with a very easy to read installation instructions. My suggestion is use the latest install instructions from RedHat to install Fedora. They may be slightly different, but it will help greatly. The hardest part for me was partitioning the drives. Getting the swap, root (/) and other partitions the right size was a challenge.

A good example would be (from another post, but can't remember where):
Allocate as much as possible to /usr and /home if using more than 2 partitions. Then you will only need the minimum amount for /.




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