The Sans-Anaconda Install¶
For power users, doing a manual installation can sometimes be the right answer if Anaconda doesn’t support your disk layout or if you want an excessively minimal installation.
This document contains the process for installing many Red Hat-like distributions manually, as well as some discussion on whether or not to install Linux like this.
- Prerequisites for installation
- Preparing your system for installation
- Setting up disks
- Installing packages
- Configuring the system
- Install the bootloader
- Cross your fingers and reboot
- Appendix A: GNU Free Documentation License
Copyright and license¶
Copyright 2012 Ian Weller and others. All rights reserved.
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- Version 0.1, May 8, 2012
- First manual-like version, written for ENGL 362 at the University of Kansas.
- Version 0.0, date unknown
- Two plain-text files containing slightly-annotated instructions for installing Scientific Linux 6.0 and Fedora 16.