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Re: Installing from Fedora Live CD



On Mon, 2008-01-14 at 21:21 +0000, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Aaron Konstam wrote:
> 
> >> My question was: can one install Fedora-8 itself,
> >> either from the iso on a hard disk, or over a LAN?
> >> 
> >> I guess one could install the Live CD,
> >> and then use this to install the full Fedora-8.
> >> But is there a more direct way?
> >> 
> > The install icon installs F8 not the Live CD
> 
> I clicked on the Install on Hard Disk button,
> and a Fedora system was indeed installed on my hard disk.
> [It did not work - I used the KDE-4 Live CD -
> but that is a separate issue.]
> 
> By "full Fedora-8" I mean of course the system one would get
> by installing from the Fedora-8 DVD.
> I don't see how this could be squashed onto the Live CD.

> 
> In any case, I was given no choice of what packages I wanted to install
> when I clicked on the Install button.
> I assume that a small subset of the packages on the Fedora DVD
> were included.
> 
> I guess that one could first install that,
> and then use this to install from the Fedora DVD.
> My question was: Is there a more direct way of doing this?
What about usuig yum groupinstall?
> 
> I'm actually going to try first to install over the net with PXEboot.
> If that doesn't work I'll try installing the old KDE-3.5 Live CD,
> and install the DVD from that.
> 
> 
> 
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