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Symbols

/boot/ partition
recommended partitioning, Recommended Partitioning Scheme
/root/install.log
install log file location, The Configuration Menu and Progress Screen
/var/ partition
recommended partitioning, Recommended Partitioning Scheme

C

canceling the installation, Installing from DVD
CD/DVD media
booting, Booting the Installer
downloading, Obtaining Fedora
(see also ISO images)
making, Making Media
(see also ISO images)
cgroups
use by systemd, systemd targets
Chain loading, Storage and partitioning, Specialized and Networked Disks
chkconfig (see systemctl)
clock, Date and time
configuration
clock, Date and time
hardware, System Specifications List
time, Date and time
time zone, Date and time
consoles, virtual, A Note about Virtual Consoles

D

DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol), Network Configuration
Disk Partitioner
adding partitions, Adding and Configuring Partitions
disk partitioning, Storage and partitioning
disk space, Do You Have Enough Disk Space?
DVD
ATAPI, Installing from DVD
IDE, Installing from DVD
installation from, Installing from DVD
SCSI, Installing from DVD

E

EFI shell, UEFI-based x86 systems
(see also boot process)
Encryption
Backup passphrases
Creating backup passphrases, Creating and Saving Backup Passphrases
Saving backup passphrases, Creating and Saving Backup Passphrases
Passphrases
Saving passphrases, Saving Passphrases
ext2 (see file systems)
ext3 (see file systems)
ext4 (see file systems)
extended partitions, Partitions within Partitions — An Overview of Extended Partitions
Extensible Firmware Interface shell (see EFI shell)

G

GPT
definition of, BIOS-based x86 systems
GRUB, x86, AMD64, and Intel 64 Boot Loader Installation, Boot Loaders and System Architecture
(see also boot loaders)
additional resources, Additional Resources
installed documentation, Installed Documentation
useful websites, Useful Websites
alternatives to, Alternative Boot Loaders
boot process, GRUB and the boot process on BIOS-based x86 systems, GRUB and the boot process on UEFI-based x86 systems
changing targets with, GRUB Interfaces
commands, GRUB Commands
configuration file
/boot/grub/grub.conf , Configuration File Structure
structure, Configuration File Structure
definition of, GRUB
documentation, Other Technical Documentation
features, Features of GRUB
installation, x86, AMD64, and Intel 64 Boot Loader Installation
installing, Installing GRUB
interfaces, GRUB Interfaces
command line, GRUB Interfaces
menu, GRUB Interfaces
menu entry editor, GRUB Interfaces
order of, Interfaces Load Order
menu configuration file, GRUB Menu Configuration File
directives, Configuration File Directives
Selecting systemd targets at Boot Time, Changing Target Environment at Boot Time
terminology, GRUB Terminology
devices, Device Names
files, File Names and Blocklists
root file system, The Root File System and GRUB
grub.conf , Configuration File Structure
(see also GRUB)
GRUB2, The GRUB2 boot loader for x86 systems
(see also boot loaders)
role in boot process, The GRUB2 boot loader for x86 systems
GUID Partition Table (see GPT)

I

install log file
/root/install.log , The Configuration Menu and Progress Screen
installation
aborting, Installing from DVD
disk space, Do You Have Enough Disk Space?
DVD, Installing from DVD
FTP, Preparing for a Network Installation, Installing via FTP or HTTP
GRUB, x86, AMD64, and Intel 64 Boot Loader Installation
GUI, Using the Fedora installer
hard drive, Preparing for a Hard Drive Installation, Installing from a Hard Drive
HTTP, Preparing for a Network Installation, Installing via FTP or HTTP
keyboard navigation, Using the Keyboard to Navigate
kickstart (see kickstart installations)
mediacheck, Additional Boot Options
method
DVD, Selecting an Installation Method
hard drive, Selecting an Installation Method
NFS image, Selecting an Installation Method
selecting, Selecting an Installation Method
URL, Selecting an Installation Method
network, Preparing for a Network Installation
NFS, Preparing for a Network Installation, Installing via NFS
server information, Installing via NFS
partitioning, Creating a Custom Partition Layout
program
graphical user interface, The Graphical Installation Program User Interface
starting, Starting the Installation Program
virtual consoles, A Note about Virtual Consoles
serial mode, Additional Boot Options
UTF-8, Additional Boot Options
starting, Installing from DVD
text mode, Additional Boot Options
installation method
selecting, Installation Method
installation program
x86, AMD64 and Intel 64
booting, Booting the Installation Program on x86, AMD64, and Intel 64 Systems
installing packages, Software Selection
IPv4, Network Configuration
ISO images
downloading, Download Files, Obtaining Fedora

K

kernel
role in boot process, The Kernel
kernel options, Kernel Options
keyboard
configuration, Keyboard Configuration
navigating the installation program using, Using the Keyboard to Navigate
keymap
selecting language, Language Selection, Language Support
selecting type of keyboard, Keyboard Configuration
Kickstart, Automating the Installation with Kickstart
kickstart
how the file is found, Starting a Kickstart Installation
Kickstart Configurator , Kickstart Configurator
%post script, Post-Installation Script
%pre script, Pre-Installation Script
authentication options, Authentication
basic options, Basic Configuration
boot loader, Boot Loader Options
boot loader options, Boot Loader Options
Display configuration, Display Configuration
firewall configuration, Firewall Configuration
installation method selection, Installation Method
interactive, Basic Configuration
keyboard, Basic Configuration
language, Basic Configuration
network configuration, Network Configuration
package selection, Package Selection
partitioning, Partition Information
software RAID, Creating Software RAID Partitions
preview, Kickstart Configurator
reboot, Basic Configuration
root password, Basic Configuration
encrypt, Basic Configuration
saving, Saving the File
SELinux configuration, SELinux Configuration
text mode installation, Basic Configuration
time zone, Basic Configuration
kickstart file
%include , Kickstart Options
%post, Post-installation Script
%pre, Pre-installation Script
auth , Kickstart Options
authconfig , Kickstart Options
autopart , Kickstart Options
autostep , Kickstart Options
bootloader , Kickstart Options
btrfs , Kickstart Options
CD-ROM-based, Creating Kickstart Boot Media
clearpart , Kickstart Options
cmdline , Kickstart Options
creating, Kickstart Options
device , Kickstart Options
diskette-based, Creating Kickstart Boot Media
driverdisk , Kickstart Options
firewall , Kickstart Options
flash-based, Creating Kickstart Boot Media
format of, Creating the Kickstart File
graphical , Kickstart Options
halt , Kickstart Options
ignoredisk , Kickstart Options
include contents of another file, Kickstart Options
install , Kickstart Options
installation methods, Kickstart Options
iscsi , Kickstart Options
iscsiname , Kickstart Options
keyboard, Kickstart Options
lang , Kickstart Options
langsupport , Kickstart Options
logging , Kickstart Options
logvol , Kickstart Options
mediacheck , Kickstart Options
mouse , Kickstart Options
network , Kickstart Options
network-based, Making the Kickstart File Available on the Network, Making the Installation Tree Available
options, Kickstart Options
partitioning examples, Advanced Partitioning Example
package selection specification, Package Selection
part , Kickstart Options
partition , Kickstart Options
post-installation configuration, Post-installation Script
poweroff , Kickstart Options
pre-installation configuration, Pre-installation Script
raid , Kickstart Options
realm , Kickstart Options
reboot , Kickstart Options
rootpw , Kickstart Options
selinux , Kickstart Options
services , Kickstart Options
shutdown , Kickstart Options
skipx , Kickstart Options
sshpw , Kickstart Options
text , Kickstart Options
timezone , Kickstart Options
upgrade , Kickstart Options
user , Kickstart Options
vnc , Kickstart Options
volgroup , Kickstart Options
what it looks like, Creating the Kickstart File
xconfig , Kickstart Options
zerombr , Kickstart Options
kickstart installations, Kickstart Installations
CD-ROM-based, Creating Kickstart Boot Media
diskette-based, Creating Kickstart Boot Media
file format, Creating the Kickstart File
file locations, Making the Kickstart File Available
flash-based, Creating Kickstart Boot Media
installation tree, Making the Installation Tree Available
LVM, Kickstart Options
network-based, Making the Kickstart File Available on the Network, Making the Installation Tree Available
realm, Kickstart Options
starting, Starting a Kickstart Installation
from a boot CD-ROM, Starting a Kickstart Installation

L

language
configuration, Language Selection
support, Language Support
log files, Troubleshooting Installation on an Intel or AMD System
kickstart installations, What are Kickstart Installations?
LVM
documentation, Other Technical Documentation
logical volume, Understanding LVM
physical volume, Understanding LVM
understanding, Understanding LVM
volume group, Understanding LVM
with kickstart, Kickstart Options

M

master boot record, x86, AMD64, and Intel 64 Boot Loader Installation
Master Boot Record (see MBR)
MBR
definition of, A Detailed Look at the Boot Process, BIOS-based x86 systems
(see also boot loaders)
(see also boot process)
memory testing mode, Loading the Memory (RAM) Testing Mode
mirror, From a Mirror
modem, Network Configuration
mount points
partitions and, Disk Partitions and Mount Points
Multipath devices
Mixing with non-multipath devices, Storage and partitioning

N

network
installations
FTP, Installing via FTP or HTTP
HTTP, Installing via FTP or HTTP
NFS, Installing via NFS
network installation
preparing for, Preparing for a Network Installation
NFS
installation, Preparing for a Network Installation, Installing via NFS
NTFS partitions
resizing, Prepare for Installation
NTP (Network Time Protocol), Date and time

O

OpenSSH, Other Technical Documentation
(see also SSH)
OS/400, Boot Loaders and System Architecture
(see also boot loaders)

P

packages
groups, Software Selection
selecting, Software Selection
installing, Software Selection
selecting, Software Selection
parted partitioning utility, Create new partition(s)
partition
extended, Partitions within Partitions — An Overview of Extended Partitions
partitioning, Creating a Custom Partition Layout
automatic, Storage and partitioning
basic concepts, An Introduction to Disk Partitions
creating new, Adding and Configuring Partitions
file system type, File System Types
destructive, Using Free Space from an Active Partition
extended partitions, Partitions within Partitions — An Overview of Extended Partitions
how many partitions, Partitions: Turning One Drive Into Many, How Many Partitions?
introduction to, Partitions: Turning One Drive Into Many
making room for partitions, Making Room For Fedora
mount points and, Disk Partitions and Mount Points
naming partitions, Partition Naming Scheme
non-destructive, Using Free Space from an Active Partition
numbering partitions, Partition Naming Scheme
other operating systems, Disk Partitions and Other Operating Systems
primary partitions, Partitions: Turning One Drive Into Many
recommended, Recommended Partitioning Scheme
types of partitions, Partitions: Turning One Drive Into Many
using free space, Using Unpartitioned Free Space
using in-use partition, Using Free Space from an Active Partition
using unused partition, Using Space from an Unused Partition
Partitioning , Creating a Custom Partition Layout
adding partitions
file system type, File System Types
Passphrases
Block device encryption passphrases
Creating backup block device encryption passphrases, Creating and Saving Backup Passphrases
Saving backup block device encryption passphrases, Creating and Saving Backup Passphrases
Saving block device encryption passphrases, Saving Passphrases
password
setting root, Set the Root Password
program.log, Troubleshooting Installation on an Intel or AMD System
programs
running at boot time, Running Additional Programs at Boot Time
PulseAudio, Other Technical Documentation
PXE (Pre-boot eXecution Environment), Booting from the Network using PXE
PXE installations
boot message, custom, Adding a Custom Boot Message
configuration, PXE Boot Configuration
overview, Manually configure a PXE server
performing, Performing the PXE Installation
setting up the network server, Setting up the Network Server

R

RAID
hardware, RAID and Other Disk Devices
kickstart installations, Kickstart Options
Kickstart Configurator, Creating Software RAID Partitions
software, RAID and Other Disk Devices
trouble booting from drive attached to RAID card, Are You Unable to Boot With Your RAID Card?
rc.local
modifying, Running Additional Programs at Boot Time
rc.serial , Running Additional Programs at Boot Time
(see also setserial command)
re-installation, Determining Whether to Upgrade or Re-Install
realm
with kickstart, Kickstart Options
removing
Fedora
from x86-based systems, Removing Fedora
rescue discs, Booting Your Computer with the Rescue Mode
rescue mode, Booting Your Computer with the Rescue Mode
root / partition
recommended partitioning, Recommended Partitioning Scheme
root password, Set the Root Password
runlevels, systemd targets (see targets)

S

scp, Other Technical Documentation
(see also SSH)
screenshots
during installation, Screenshots during installation
selecting
packages, Software Selection
SELinux
documentation, Other Technical Documentation
serial console, Configuring the Interface
serial ports (see setserial command)
service command (see systemctl)
setserial command
configuring, Running Additional Programs at Boot Time
ssh
starting ssh at boot time, Enabling Remote Access with ssh
SSH (Secure SHell)
documentation, Other Technical Documentation
starting
installation, Starting the Installation Program, Installing from DVD
steps
booting with CD-ROM or DVD, Choose a boot method
disk space, Do You Have Enough Disk Space?
hardware compatibility, Is Your Hardware Compatible?
storage.log, Troubleshooting Installation on an Intel or AMD System
swap file
upgrade, Determining Whether to Upgrade or Re-Install
swap partition
recommended partitioning, Recommended Partitioning Scheme
syslog, Troubleshooting Installation on an Intel or AMD System, Logging to a Remote System During the Installation
system-config-kickstart (see Kickstart Configurator )
systemctl, Administering services with systemd
systemd
administration utilites, Administering services with systemd
role in boot process, Booting with systemd
targets, systemd targets
units, systemd units

T

targets
changing with GRUB, GRUB Interfaces
text interface, Configuring the Interface
tftp , Starting the tftp Server
time zone
configuration, Date and time
traceback messages
reporting traceback messages, Reporting traceback messages
troubleshooting, Troubleshooting Installation on an Intel or AMD System
after the installation, Problems After Installation
Apache HTTP Server stops responding during startup, Apache HTTP Server or Sendmail stops responding during startup
booting into a graphical environment, Booting into a Graphical Environment
booting into GNOME or KDE, Booting into a Graphical Environment
booting into the X Window System, Booting into a Graphical Environment
graphical GRUB screen, Trouble With the Graphical GRUB Screen on an x86-based System?
GRUB command line, Blocked by a GRUB command line after upgrading?
logging in, Problems When You Try to Log In
printers, Your Printer Does Not Work
RAM not recognized, Is Your RAM Not Being Recognized?
Sendmail stops responding during startup, Apache HTTP Server or Sendmail stops responding during startup
X (X Window System), Problems with the X Window System (GUI)
X server crashes, Problems with the X Server Crashing and Non-Root Users
beginning the installation, Trouble Beginning the Installation
frame buffer, disabling, Problems with Booting into the Graphical Installation
GUI installation method unavailable, Problems with Booting into the Graphical Installation
booting, You are unable to boot Fedora
RAID cards, Are You Unable to Boot With Your RAID Card?
signal 11 error, Is Your System Displaying Signal 11 Errors?
during the installation, Trouble During the Installation
completing partitions, Other Partitioning Problems
No devices found to install Fedora error message, No devices found to install Fedora Error Message
partition tables, Trouble with Partition Tables
reporting traceback messages, Reporting traceback messages
using remaining hard drive space, Using Remaining Space
DVD failure
DVD verification, Additional Boot Options

U

UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface), Booting the Installer
uninstalling
from x86-based systems, Removing Fedora
Update System, Updating Your System
upgrade, Determining Whether to Upgrade or Re-Install
adding a swap file, Determining Whether to Upgrade or Re-Install
upgrading earlier versios of Fedora to 19 using fedup, Upgrading Your System
USB flash media
downloading, Obtaining Fedora
making, Making Media
USB media
booting, Booting the Installer
user interface, graphical
installation program, The Graphical Installation Program User Interface

Z

z/IPL, Boot Loaders and System Architecture
(see also boot loaders)