Installing F7 by CD and not by DVD

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Sun Jun 3 17:46:28 UTC 2007

Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> There are several choices here:
>> Use the Live CD images
>> Use the boot.iso/rescue.iso and do a network installation from
>> http/ftp/nfs
>> Use boot.iso/rescue.iso, put the DVD image in the hard disk in one
>> partition and install it another partition.
> There are several choices, I agree.
> (I am using one of them.)
> But this does not alter the fact that
> the decision to drop the CD installation set
> was completely incomprehensible, to me at least.
> You might as well put up a banner reading,
> "Don't install Fedora if you are a home user.
> Try Ubuntu instead."
> Surely the aim should be to make it as easy as possible
> for as many people as possible to install Fedora.
> It is not meant to be an obstacle race.

Except the fact that Ubuntu has been doing something similar all along. 
They provide only Live CD's and do not promote regular installations at 
all. Next time you do a comparison you got to check whether the other 
side is actually any different.


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