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I know I had issues with Fedora 17 and getting it up and running but this is a complete joke!

It's only because you chose minimal instead of the normal install ( you can choose to do a text based normal install, if the GUI installer doesn't work ) tongue.gif
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It's only because you chose minimal instead of the normal install ( you can choose to do a text based normal install, if the GUI installer doesn't work ) tongue.gif

How would i do that? Main reason i couldnt use normal install in GUI was because it kept failing to install packages and just froze up completely.


Actually hold the phone for a while. I tried yum groupinstall "Gnome Desktop" and i got to the login screen. biggrin.gif messing around with settings atm
Edited by raidmaxGuy - 8/2/13 at 5:38pm
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Congrats thumb.gif

And to the question;

http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/19/html/Installation_Guide/ch-Boot-x86.html#sn-boot-menu-x86
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7.1.3. Additional Boot Options
While it is easiest to boot using a DVD and perform a graphical installation, sometimes there are installation scenarios where booting in a different manner may be needed. This section discusses additional boot options available for Fedora.

To pass options to the boot loader on an x86, AMD64, or Intel 64 system, press the Esc key at boot time. The boot: prompt appears, at which you can use the boot loader options described below.

Refer to Chapter 8, Configuring Installation Source for boot options to specify your installation source, or to Chapter 11, Boot Options for additional boot options not covered in this section.

  • To perform a text mode installation, at the installation boot prompt, type:
    • linux text
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