How to install DVD version from iso on hard drive -

Bob Goodwin - Zuni, Virginia, USA bobgoodwin at
Fri Dec 6 08:23:20 UTC 2013

On 06/12/13 00:34, Chris Murphy wrote:
> On Dec 5, 2013, at 8:20 PM, "Bob Goodwin - Zuni, Virginia, USA" <bobgoodwin at> wrote:
>> I thought Fedora Linux was a friendly install, didn't overwrite other systems like Windows does?
> No installer should overwrite itself or another system without it being clear it's doing so, or ideally only possible by explicit action by the user. Otherwise it's bad design or a bug. Much consideration went into the new installer UI specifically to make it more clear when existing data is going to be removed.
> Chris Murphy

I'll have to run the installer without actually going beyond the point 
of writing to disk. I remember there were three items to delete but I 
think they were all on the "new" HD [on which I had done rm -fr *] and I 
just clicked delete for them all. I still have a mental image but can't 
read the details!

Actually I think the present situation might really be preferred [by 
me]. Much like bringing up the BIOS setup screen with DEL at turn on I 
press "F9" and get a boot menu, select the hard drive I want and proceed 
with one of the grub screens, different but not a real problem. I kind 
of like the idea of completely separate systems. I also have a copy of 
F20b in a VMware VM which works well enough using XFCE instead of the 
unfathomable Gnome3.


Box 10 Fedora-19/64 XFCE Linux

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