Installation from Windows

Kam Leo kam.leo at
Tue Nov 13 08:36:03 UTC 2007

On Nov 12, 2007 11:28 PM, Jochen Wiedmann <jochen.wiedmann at> wrote:
> Hi,
> just in case, people aren't aware of this: After several years of
> installation using various methods
> (CD, DVD, network, local file system, ...) I have just finished my
> first installation using UNetbootin
> installer. See
> This definitely is (for me as a 70% windows user) the most convenient
> installation method ever.
> Basically, it works like this:
> - You download a Windows installer package. You run it. It installs
> itself on your system by modifying the
>   Windows boot procedure.
> - You are asked to reboot. When the reboot is done, you are queried
> whether you want to start Windows
>   or the Fedora installation.
> - If you choose the latter, you are in the standard Fedora
> installation procedure.
> - The first time you boot Windows again, you are offered to remove
> UNetbootin from the system. If you
>   decline, then you can deinstall it later on using the standard
> manner of opening System Settings/
>   Add/Remove Packages.
> I am very impressed. I understand that this installation procedure
> cannot be promoted officially by
> Fedora, as it depends on 3rd party software, but I think its worth
> spreading the news I have tried
> to create a page in the Fedora (Docs/Drafts/Installation/FromWindows),
> but could not, due to lack of
> permissions. My intention was to copy
> Perhaps someone else can do that.
> Jochen

Why don't you post this on Fedora Forums? They should be able to add
it to the FAQ.

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