fedora 9 installation

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at gmail.com
Sat Jul 5 16:53:16 UTC 2008

On Sat, 2008-07-05 at 16:45 +0100, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Saturday 05 July 2008 16:26:24 allen wrote:
> > I am mentally prepared to inatall fedora 9 but have some technological
> > constraints my PC literate capability. 1. I want to devote the entire HD to
> > Linux.
> > 2. Presently devoted to XP home
> >
> > Please advise
> >
> > Confused Senior
> Allen, has anyone helped you check whether everything on your computer can be 
> expected to work?  Most things do, these days, but wireless networks and 
> printers do sometimes give problems.
> It would be a good idea to give us as much detail as you can about your 
> computer.  Everything from motherboard, processor and RAM to monitor make and 
> model and printer details.
> If your hard drive is big enough it's a good idea to have a dual-boot, just at 
> first, so that if there are problems you can still work in Windows while you 
> sort them out.
> BTW, Seniors are not so rare on the lists, so don't let that put you off.  I'm 
> one, too.

A good way to check if your hardware is supported is to run a Live CD
version of Fedora before actually installing it. This will not touch
your hard disk, so you have time to back off if necessary.

poc (another Senior, I guess; when does one become a Senior?)

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