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Old 02-15-2012, 09:33 AM   #1
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installing fedora 16 without DVD and USB drive

hi everyone,
i want to install fedora 16 but my laptop's dvd writer doesn't work,got no access to external one,i know i have the option to install it from USB drive,but it asked for internet during the installation and although internet works fine but it stuck there,i tried 3 times but no chance,any suggestion would be appreciated
thank you all.

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Old 02-15-2012, 10:37 AM   #2
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Here is a how to install without DVD or USB.


I have not tried this myself, however I have seen several HowTo's. It should work.
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thank you camorri,i'll try that


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