Fedora Core 4 Installation Guide

Stuart Ellis

Paul W. Frields

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Background
2. Before You Begin
2.1. Networking
2.2. Installing Fedora Core as a Server
2.3. Installing from a Network Server
2.4. Installing Fedora Core on a Managed Network
1. Beginning the Installation
1.1. Booting from Disc
1.2. Using Other Removable Media
1.2.1. Preparing the Boot Media
1.2.2. Booting from the Media
1.3. Booting from the Network using PXE
2. Other Installation Methods
2.1. Installation from a Network Server
2.1.1. TCP/IP Configuration
2.1.2. Network Service Setup
2.2. Installation from a Hard Drive
3. Identifying Your Locale
3.1. Language Selection
3.2. Keyboard Configuration
4. Upgrading an Existing System
4.1. Upgrade Examine
4.2. Upgrading Boot Loader Configuration
5. Installation Types
5.1. Choosing an Installation Type
5.2. Special Considerations
6. Disk Partitioning
6.1. Choosing a Partitioning Method
6.1.1. Setting Up Partitions Automatically
6.1.2. Setting Up Partitions Manually
6.2. General Information on Partitions
6.2.1. Partition Types
6.2.2. Understanding LVM
6.3. Disk Druid
7. Boot Loader
7.1. Keeping Your Existing Boot Loader Settings
7.2. Booting Additional Operating Systems
7.3. Setting a Boot Loader Password
7.4. Advanced Boot loader Options
8. Network Configuration
8.1. Network Devices
8.2. Computer Hostname
8.3. Miscellaneous Settings
9. Security Configuration
9.1. Firewall
9.2. SELinux
10. Time Zone Selection
10.1. Selecting a Time Zone
10.2. Universal Co-ordinated Time (UTC)
11. Set the Root Password
12. Package Selection
12.1. Package Installation Defaults
12.2. Package Group Selection
12.3. Additional Language Support
12.4. Everything or Minimal Installations
13. About to Install
14. Installing Packages
15. First Boot
15.1. License Agreement
15.2. Date and Time
15.3. Display
15.4. System User
15.5. Sound Card
15.6. Additional CDs
16. Your Next Steps
16.1. Documentation on the Web
16.2. Community Support
16.3. Joining The Fedora Community
17. Acknowledgements
Index