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Fedora 13 (F13) Installation

This article provides a pictorial guide for performing a basic installation of Fedora 13 (F13).

Basic Installation

  1. Boot from the DVD.

    Boot

  2. Skip the media test by pressing the tab and return keys on the keyboard.

    Media Test

  3. Click the "Next" button on the welcome screen.

    Welcome

  4. Select the appropriate language, then click the "Next" button.

    Language

  5. Select the appropriate keyboard layout, then click the "Next" button.

    Keyboard

  6. When prompted, click the "Re-initialize drive" button.

    Storage Devices

  7. When prompted, click the "Re-initialize" button.

    Re-initialize

  8. Enter a fully qualified hostname, then click the "Next" button.

    Hostname

  9. Select the appropriate timezone by clicking on the nearest city on the map, then click the "Next" button.

    Timezone

  10. Enter the root password, then click the "Next" button.

    Root Password

  11. Select the "Use All Space" option, uncheck the "Encrypt system" option and check the "Review and modify partitioning layout" option, then click the "Next" button.

    Default partitioning plus modify

  12. The current partitioning layout is presented. If the OS is to be used for an Oracle installation, make sure the swap partition is at least 2G (2048M) in size. Once you are happy with the partition structure, click the "Next" button followed by the "Format" and "Write changes to disk" button.

    Partitioning LVM

  13. Accept the default boot loader settings by clicking the "Next" button.

    Boot Loader

  14. Select the appropriate packages to install and check all three additional repositories.

    Packages and Repositories

  15. Selecting the repositories will require you to enter your network configuration. Enter the appropriate information, then click the OK button.

    Network Configuration

  16. Once the repositories are selected, select the "Customize Now" option and click the "Next" button.

    Customize Now

  17. Select the appropriate package groups and optional packages for your installation and click the "Next" button.

    Package Selection

  18. Wait while the installation completes.

    Installation

  19. When the installation is complete, restart the machine as instructed. When the machine has restarted, click the "Forward" button on the welcome screen.

    Welcome

  20. Accept the license agreement by clicking the "Forward" button.

    License Agreement

  21. Enter login user details, then click the "Forward" button.

    Create User

  22. Set the appropriate date-time information, then click the "Forward" button.

    Date Time

  23. Decide if you want to send a hardware profile to the Fedora project, then click the "Finish" button.

    Hardware Profile

  24. Click the username you defined previously.

    Login

  25. Enter the password and click the "Log In" button.

    Login2

  26. After you've logged in, you are presented with the default Fedora desktop.

    Desktop

Network Configuration

If you have followed the previous installation, the following instructions are unnecessary as the information used during connection to the repositories has already been entered here for you.

Customizing Software

SELinux

Firewall

SSH

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Hope this helps. Regards Tim...

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