[CentOS] Centos 5.3 live-cd install -

Bob Goodwin bobgoodwin at wildblue.net
Mon Aug 10 17:23:08 UTC 2009

Robert wrote:
> Bob Goodwin wrote:
>> I just downloaded the Centos 5.3 live-cd and booted the resulting disk. 
>> I do not see an icon to install from the cd!
>> Did i get the wrong thing? I have a fixed allocation of bandwidth and 
>> hate to waste 700+ megs!
>> Bob
> IMO, if you're on a dial-up or other slow connection, your waste was not 
> in downloading the live CD, rather in not springing for a few bucks to 
> buy a Live CD and an installation DVD (or set of 6 CDs).  I still 
> remember downloading Star Office 5.something years ago.  Painful... 
> _______________________________________________

Ok, I may have botched that one. I have been routinely using the fedora 
Live-cd's to install from. Wildblue is a satellite  system and I only 
get 17 gig's/30 days and I spread that among four other members of the 

I will have to look further, there were some options on the opening 
screen that I ignored. Else my NFS server will just have to live with 
Fedora and it's turnover.

And yes I have bought a number of CD's but downloading stuff gets it 
right now when I need it.

Thanks for the response.


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