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Re: Q about installing F10 from Live DVD

2009/4/22 psmith <psmith fedoraproject org>:
> suvayu ali wrote:
>> Thanks for the thought, but I'm aware of the XFCE Live CDs. My
>> question is since live CDs don't offer the option to choose the kind
>> of install, not even the option to choose the partition on the disk,
>> upgrading to a clean XFCE desktop is not possible without loosing my
>> current partitioning scheme. Is my understanding correct here?
> no this is not correct, when you choose install to disk from the livecd
> desktop it starts anaconda and you can set the keyboard and language
> settings as well as set up custom partitions, or tell it to use existing
> partitions no problem, the only thing i found that was i had persistence set
> on my live usb and when i did finaly get round to installing to the hard
> drive none of the stuff that i had changed since first running the live usb
> (eg the stuff on the persistent part of it) didn't get transferred across,
> now this was with the f11 beta xfce snapshot so i'm not sure if it's just a
> problem with that spin, or if it happens with all live spins.
> phil

Thank you Phil for correcting my misconceptions. This is great news
for me. Now I can move to a completely Gnome free XFCE desktop for
F11. :)


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