Installing Fedora 16 from USB

Michael Cronenworth mike at
Fri Nov 11 19:45:14 UTC 2011

Miguel Cardenas wrote:
> I've download Fedora 16 to install in onto my new notebook that comes
> with no dvd drive... so I used liveusb to create a bootable USB with the
> ISO... It starts the installation but then it says it does not detect a
> DVD drive and it starts to install slowly via internet, so what is the
> case of generate the USB with the installation disk? Or what should I do
> so it installs from the USB?

What size of flash drive were you using? If it was 4GB or smaller you 
may not have had space for the DVD ISO on the flash drive, which will 
cause the installer to look on the internet for Fedora packages.

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