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1.2. Download Files
Do any one of the following:
Verify your downloads
Downloads may fail for any number of reasons. Always verify the sha1sum of the downloaded files.
Download the ISO image for a Live image. Create CD media from the ISO file using your preferred application. You may also use the
package to write the image to other bootable media such as a USB flash disk. To install the distribution to your hard disk, use the shortcut on the desktop after you log in.
Download the ISO images for the full distribution on CD or DVD. Create CD or DVD media from the ISO files using your preferred application, or put the images on a Windows FAT32 or Linux ext2/ext3 partition.
image for a minimal boot CD or USB flash drive. Write the image to the approriate physical media to create bootable media. The boot media contains no packages but must be pointed at a hard disk or online repository to complete the installation.
image for a reduced-size boot CD. Write the image to the appropriate physical media to create bootable media.
kernel file and the
ramdisk image from the distribution's
directory. Configure your operating system to boot the kernel and load the ramdisk image. For further information on installation without media, refer to
Installing Without Media
For information on setting up a network boot server from which you can install Fedora, refer to
Setting Up an Installation Server
Chapter 1. Quick Start for Experts
1.3. Prepare for Installation
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