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Re: [vox-tech] Installing from .gz archive?


-Mark =P

On Wed, 1 Dec 2004, Richard Crawford wrote:

> I'm attempting to install LuMiX (http://www.lumixtech.com) from the CD
> that they sent me.  The instructions that came with the CD say to gunzip
> and untar the files onto a bootable partition on the destination
> computer's hard drive.
> Unfortunately, I'm at a loss here.  I've installed Linux plenty of
> times, but it's always been from a boot CD: Red Hat, Fedora, Debian.
> SuSE, etc.  Not once have I installed from a .gz archive.
> Assuming that the target computer currently has Windows 95 on it, how do
> I go about installing this distro on this computer?  I know how to
> gunzip and untar, of course, but I don't know how to get to the point
> where I can start doing that.

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