Fedora 16 “Verne” Install Guide with Screenshots - Comment Page: 3

This is guide with screenshots, howto install Fedora 16 "Verne" (F16) using Live CD or Live USB. Fedora 16 "Verne" Installation can be done also with using Fedora NetInstall (Net Install) with gPXE and BFO (boot.fedoraproject.org). 1. Before Fedora 16 "Verne" Installation 1.1 Download Fedora 16 LiveCD Image Download Fedora 16 here. Select your favorite Live CD (Gnome, KDE, LXDE, XFCE) and architecture i686 or x86_64. On this guide I use Fedora 16 Gnome Live CD and 64-bit version. 1.2 Burn Fedora 16 Image to CD or Create Live USB and Boot Computer Using Fedora 16 Installation Media Remember to check Fedora 16 image MD5 sum and then burn image to CD with your favorite CD...

65 comments on “Fedora 16 “Verne” Install Guide with Screenshots - Comment Page: 3

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    1. Actually I selected custom partitioning and as I got free space in my
      disk i use that space and I partitioned it for swap and for ext3. I
      selected the default option “Install Boot loader on dev/sda” and
      clicked on Next and the remaining as usual.
      sir,I have a doubt Does it may be the fault in the dvd used.

      • Ok, then it should work. So I recommend you to download another media from here. I use normally LiveCD and customize installation later… ;)

    2. Hello, I see that you have helped a number of people. My problem is that my installation stalls after input of the hostname. The install then just sort of hangs. I have an HP DL 360, 4X2.6Ghz that I want to run as a server. I do not need the other neat graphics stuff in Fedora. I just want a server installation.
      I have a bay of 146Gb SaS SFF disks. Can you assist.
      Thanking in advance.

    3. Im installing fedora lxde, but the laptop is just stuck on a text only bios screen saying ‘SYSLINUX 4.04 EDD 2011-04-18 Copyright (C) 1994-2011 H. PPeter Anvin et al’
      So… now what? fedora hasnt even booted yet…

      • Never mind, restarted my pc and it has all loaded… wonder what happened?

    4. Hi,
      I installed fedora 16 it works perfect.

      But when i shrink my hard drive to 3 partition.I installed windows xp on partition1.
      installed windows 2008 server on partition2.
      the multiboot is working perfect.

      when i install fedora on partition 3,sometimes after finishing process and rebooting i dont have it in boot menu.i tried it more than 6 times on more than 6 computers and sometimes just before finishing the process i have an error fedora could not create bootloader.

      • Hi ali,

        Could you post output of following command:

        cat /etc/default/grub
    5. Hi I backed up my windows on a external hard drive and wish to put Fedora on my windows petition D with 390 GB free . When I install Fedora It will show me the windows petitions? I’M new at this and just a little worried I might reformat by accident.

      • Hi Tony,

        You can just remove all not needed Windows partitions (like D) before installation, so then you have 390 Gb free space on your disk. Then just select “Use all free space” option and installer won’t remove your Windows partitions. :) Another way is “Create custom layout” and then remove your D partition and use it for Linux installation…

        Btw. you should install Fedora 17 instead Fedora 16.

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