I force text mode to install FC17. This will install only base packages for a minimal system and
boot up the system in runlevel 3 so no graphical login screen. There is pre configured partition table (gpt partitions) that text mode would wipe out and writes it's own.
I have been away from the ubuntu scene for a while...
When I installed ubuntu, I used the text partitioner to set up lvm partitioning the way that I wanted. However, ubuntu does not have the text installer with the desktop image anymore. Is there a partitioning tool with the flexibility of the old text based one that I could use during/before installation?
I just performed a install of Centos 6.5 by utilizing the net install. When choosing the text installer I understand that it doesn't give you custom partitioning options or allow you to customize your install.
However, is there a listing to figure out exactly what it installs? I am looking for a bare minimum install with no GUI, Apache, PHP, or MySQL.
I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my new SSD drive in laptop. I have no other OS and want to use whole disk for Ubuntu installation. However, I've read that it's best to leave some unallocated space on SSD to extend its lifetime. I also want to use a whole disk encryption to secure all my data.
I speak SpanishI started the installation of CentOS 6.4 on a Laptop HP 1000 and the end of the custom partitioning is supposed to get the confirmation should only written to disk, but a... [by _XavierFigueroa]
I have several partitions on my hard drive, and like to use the 'Create Custom Layout' option during the installation process, to make sure that I don't loose any of my existing partitions or the data on them.
I have attempted a minimal F12 installation from Fedora 12 DVD. But the 'Create Custom Layout' option is not an option in the menu.