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You basically have 2 choices if you want to install an alternative OS. ChrUbuntu (traditional dual boot) Crouton (side by side) NOTE: you'll need to enable developer mode, so you'll be forgoing verified boot. These 2 tutorials should get you started. Acer C720 Chromebook How to Install Ubuntu Linux on Your Chromebook with Crouton
You have to Convert the ISO to UDRW format using: hdiutil convert -format UDRW -o destination_file.img source_file.iso for Further steps and reference click this link, go with the steps: Create bootable USB stick from ISO in Mac OS X
This is done as precaution. Since they have no way to know or force that all blocks are flushed by all OS, they prefer manually doing it. Also if you read the answer: In any case, it doesn't matter. If what you are doing does not involve caching, then running sync (or some equivalent) anyway wouldn't be "inefficient": if there's nothing to sync, it's a ...
Look at Debian CD FAQ: The packages are sorted by popularity: The first CD/DVD contains the installation system and the most popular packages. The second one contains slightly less popular ones, the third one even less popular ones, etc. You will probably only need the first DVD (or the first two CDs) unless you have very special requirements. ...
Since partition E: is and partition and F: is almost empty, you should (under Windows) move what data you need that is on F: to C: and then delete the E: and F: partitions. That way you create space for a 350Gb+ partition for Linux, which I think should be enough for any DVD install.
I believe you have to make these groups yourself within the repository. See this topic in the YUM wiki, titled: Yum groups and repositories. Specifically this section: "Setting up your own groups in your own repository". There's essentially 2 steps to accomplish this: create a file in the groups format used by yum tell createrepo to include that group ...
I don't think LVM in Squeeze supported RAID5. Only mirror and append (no redundancy). This is from memory—I'm not running through this while typing it: In the Debian Installer, partition each disk to have a ~256MB partition and a second partition that is the rest of the disk. Set the usage for both partitions (all 8 of them, in total) to "physical volume ...
In my experience even lbuntu uses a fair amount of resources. I have had good experiences with Puppy on old equipment, it rejuvenated an unusable Windows 95 machine. This post expands on the subject : What is a free, small Unix/Linux OS?
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