Tutorials/Installation/Install with netinstall

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Netinstall of Fedora with the Sugar Desktop Environment

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This install requires a high-speed Internet connection.
This can take over 1 hour for files to download even with high-speed Internet service.

This installation is suitable for 4 GB or greater USB sticks, or hard disks. Download links:

Fedora-16-i386-netinst.iso
Fedora-16-x86_64-netinst.iso

alternate links:

Fedora-16-i386-netinst.iso
Fedora-16-x86_64-netinst.iso

(Addition downloading will be needed during installation.)

  • Burn to CD
  • Boot from the CD:

Boot Screen

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Language

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Basic Storage Device

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Hostname

(Leave it alone, or choose a name for your installation host.)

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Time zone

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Root Password

Enter it twice.

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Installation Type

Hard Disk Install

  • Use All Space - (Shown in screen-shot). This will delete all data and preexisting operating system from the machine.

4 GB USB stick install

  • Use "Create Custom Layout"
Choose the USB device as a target and format it as / ext4 filesystem with no swap space for a 4 GB USB stick install.
(USB sticks will just get worn out more rapidly with a swap file.)

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Write Changes to Disk

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Customize Now

  • Important, check this box.

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Choose Sugar Desktop Environment

  • Uncheck GNOME Desktop Environment - Unless you want it to install also.
  • Check Sugar Desktop Environment.

Select Optional Packages

  • Click Optional Packages.
  • Choose extra Sugar applications to install.
  • Close.
  • Click Next.

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Installation

  • Install begins.
This may take a bit of time as software components are downloaded from the Internet.

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  • Install completed.

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  • When you reboot you will proceed to a "FirstBoot" series of questions and then Sugar will start.