4.5. Graphical and Text Interfaces
Fedora 10 supports graphical and text-based installations.
However, the installer image must either fit in RAM or appear on
local storage, such as the installation DVD or Live Media. Therefore,
only systems with more than 192MB of RAM or that boot from the
installation DVD or Live Media can use the graphical installer. Systems
with 192MB RAM or less automatically scale back to using the text-based
installer. If you prefer to use the text-based installer, type
linux text at the
If one of the following situations occurs, the installation
program uses a text mode:
The text screens provide the same functions as the standard
screens. You can configure your system for graphical interface
use after installation.