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Old 08-25-2011, 06:32 AM   #1
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How do you partion your hard drive to install a linux system?

I'm trying to install Puppy eeepc on my net book and really am clueless to what i am doing. Help
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There should be an 'automatic' partition configuration within the puppy installation for newbies. Put the burnt cd rom in the tray, reboot the computer, go to boot menu, and select your cd rom drive, and the cd should take over from there.
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Welcome to LQ!

We'd like to help you but...

What exactly is your net book model and how are you trying to install linux? From CD/DVD or a USB "stick"?

More information is ... .. . Helpful.
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Puppy is a rather unique distro in the way it is built, used and how it installs. There are two types of installs that puppy can do.

Your best bet if you insist on using puppy is to read up on the puppy web pages for exact ways.

I might suggest you consider other distros if you want a sort of normal install.

This all assumes you don't care about the original OS.


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