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Re: [LINUX_Newbies] New User- Please help

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  • james boyd
    ... I home this helps
    Message 1 of 5 , Sep 6, 2006
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      On Tue, 2006-09-05 at 17:58 +0000, ajkadri wrote:
      > I am interested in learning Linux..
      >
      > I dont want to dual boot my laptop..
      >
      > Can I install Linux on an External Hard-disk.
      > Or will it be too slow ??
      >
      > What is the most stable version for new users??
      >
      > Thanks..
      >
      > there shouldn't be any problems w/ that. I have done that and it
      > works great. any slowing is marginal w/ usb2. when installing, make
      > sure that you are particioning the external drive and not the
      > internal. the external drive will be the one that has /dev/sd* in its
      > name.

      I home this helps
      >
      >
    • Rafnas AK
      Hi, You can go for Suse 10 or Fedora Core 4. Regards, Rafnas james boyd wrote: ... I home this helps ... Here s a new way to find what
      Message 2 of 5 , Sep 7, 2006
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        Hi,
        You can go for Suse 10 or Fedora Core 4.
        Regards,
        Rafnas

        james boyd <lv_jboyd@...> wrote:
        On Tue, 2006-09-05 at 17:58 +0000, ajkadri wrote:
        > I am interested in learning Linux..
        >
        > I dont want to dual boot my laptop..
        >
        > Can I install Linux on an External Hard-disk.
        > Or will it be too slow ??
        >
        > What is the most stable version for new users??
        >
        > Thanks..
        >
        > there shouldn't be any problems w/ that. I have done that and it
        > works great. any slowing is marginal w/ usb2. when installing, make
        > sure that you are particioning the external drive and not the
        > internal. the external drive will be the one that has /dev/sd* in its
        > name.

        I home this helps
        >
        >






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      • Norm Higgs
        The latest version of Fedora is 5 not 4. Norm Higgs http://computers.forbiddenjoy.com https://www.linkedin.com/e/fpf/4018099 ... From: Rafnas AK
        Message 3 of 5 , Sep 7, 2006
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          The latest version of Fedora is 5 not 4.

          Norm Higgs
          http://computers.forbiddenjoy.com
          https://www.linkedin.com/e/fpf/4018099
          ----- Original Message -----
          From: "Rafnas AK" <rafatlinux@...>
          To: <LINUX_Newbies@yahoogroups.com>
          Sent: Thursday, September 07, 2006 5:53 AM
          Subject: Re: [LINUX_Newbies] New User- Please help


          > Hi,
          > You can go for Suse 10 or Fedora Core 4.
          > Regards,
          > Rafnas
          >
          > james boyd <lv_jboyd@...> wrote:
          > On Tue, 2006-09-05 at 17:58 +0000, ajkadri wrote:
          > > I am interested in learning Linux..
          > >
          > > I dont want to dual boot my laptop..
          > >
          > > Can I install Linux on an External Hard-disk.
          > > Or will it be too slow ??
          > >
          > > What is the most stable version for new users??
          > >
          > > Thanks..
          > >
          > > there shouldn't be any problems w/ that. I have done that and it
          > > works great. any slowing is marginal w/ usb2. when installing, make
          > > sure that you are particioning the external drive and not the
          > > internal. the external drive will be the one that has /dev/sd* in its
          > > name.
          >
          > I home this helps
          > >
          > >
          >
          >
          >
          >
          >
          >
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