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Beginning Fedora: From Novice to Professional by Keir Thomas, Shashank Sharma

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CHAPTER 5Installing Fedora

It's now time to install Linux. This chapter details how to install Fedora, the version of Linux supplied with this book. Fedora offers a special installation program for this purpose.

Installing Linux is a surprisingly quick task and shouldn't take more than 45 minutes on a modern PC. It's also relatively simple, with very few decisions to make throughout. Fedora's installation program automates the task to a high degree. However, you should examine all the options you're offered to make sure they're correct.

Installing an operating system involves a couple of serious maneuvers that, via an incorrect click of the mouse or accidental keystroke, bring with them the possibility of data loss. Read and consider every warning ...

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