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Re: help



On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 1:04 PM, Alan Cox <alan lxorguk ukuu org uk> wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Jan 2010 23:40:16 +0000
> "Joseph L. Casale" <jcasale activenetwerx com> wrote:
>
>> >we at work have some PC's with 256 MB RAM, the graphical mode doesn't load, so we choice the text mode, but in all machines we get the same error, Anaconda 12.47
>> >
>> >do you have an idea how to solve it?
>>
>> Yeah, add ram. Anaconda needs like 1/2 gig, and nevermind trying to
>> Fedora w/ < 1/2gig as well...
>
> Text mode install for a minimal system, then installgroup xfce and claws
> and a few other apps instead of evolution and gnome. That's a reasonably
> quick way to debloat Fedora and actually get work done. Useful on bigger
> boxes too as the desktop is much snappier and starts far faster.
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Try to use Xfce or LXDE fedora live spins : http://spins.fedoraproject.org/

run them in text mode and launch the installer.

-OR-

transfer the disk image directly to the hard disk.

i was able to run fedora Xfce live on an old p3 1ghz w/ 512mb ram.



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Athmane Madjoudj


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