Fedora follies

Vu Pham vu at sivell.com
Sun Oct 5 16:53:26 PDT 2008

Lonni J Friedman wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 5, 2008 at 6:34 AM, Vu Pham <vu at sivell.com> wrote:
>> David A. Bandel wrote:
>>> Now, anyone got pointers on how to do a network install of Fedora over
>>> the Internet (i.e., a network install without having to download the
>>> entire Fedora DVD?).  Kinda defeats the purpose of a network install.
>> I think it is the Fedora Live CD, isn't it ? After booting that CD to
>> Fedora, it has an icon Install that allows you to install Fedora to the hard
>> drive and download the packages from the Internet. IIRC, I did it for my
>> home PC, which uses FC8.
> Not exactly.  Fedora does have a live DVD, which can be used to
> perform a permanent install, however that is a separate animal from
> the netinstall CD.
> Also note that Fedora has the concept of 'spins' which are 3rd party
> created Linux distributions which are based off of Fedora.  There are
> quite a few spins out there with a wide array of target audiences.

Thanks for correcting me. Yes, it is the netinstall CD.


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