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The Linux Installation HOWTO

by Eric S. Raymond

v4.15, 20 November 1998

This document describes how to obtain and install Linux software. It is the first document which a new Linux user should read to get started.

1. Introduction

2. Recent Changes

3. The Easiest Option: Buy, Don't Build

4. Before You Begin

5. Installation Overview

6. Installation In Detail

7. Booting Your New System

8. After Your First Boot

9. Administrivia

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