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How to use the Fedora live image

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Abstract
How to use the Fedora live image

1. Introduction
2. What Should I Do With My Live Image?
3. Suggested Hardware
4. Booting
5. Advantages of a Live Image
6. Disadvantages of a Live Image
7. Experimenting with the Live Image
7.1. Accessing Existing Data
7.2. Making a Backup Copy of Data
8. Installing Fedora from the Live Image
9. We Need Feedback!
A. Revision History

1. Introduction

A live image is a safe and easy way to test the Fedora operating system on your own familiar hardware. If you enjoy this experience, you can install the live system software to your system's hard drive. The installation can either replace your existing operating system, or co-exist separately on your hard drive. This live image provides you with an experience that is very similar to running Fedora, but there are some important differences. Refer to Section 5, “Advantages of a Live Image” and Section 6, “Disadvantages of a Live Image” for more information.