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4.5. Selecting an Installation Method

What type of installation method do you wish to use? The following installation methods are available:
DVD
If you have a DVD drive and the Fedora DVD you can use this method. Refer to Section 8.1.1, “Installing from DVD”, for DVD installation instructions.
If you booted the installation from a piece of media other than the installation DVD, you can specify the DVD as the installation source with the linux repo=cdrom:device:/device boot option, or by selecting Local CD/DVD on the Installation Method menu (refer to Section 8.1, “Installation Method”).
Live CD
If you have a CD drive and the Fedora live CD you can use this method. The live CD desktop includes an icon labeled Install to Hard Drive. Refer to Section 8.1.1, “Installing from DVD” for CD installation instructions.
Hard Drive
If you have copied the Fedora ISO images to a local hard drive, you can use this method. You need a boot CD-ROM (use the linux repo=hd:device:/path boot option), or by selecting Hard drive on the Installation Method menu (refer to Section 8.1, “Installation Method”). Refer to Section 8.1.2, “Installing from a Hard Drive”, for hard drive installation instructions.
NFS
If you are installing from an NFS server using ISO images or a mirror image of Fedora, you can use this method. You need a boot CD-ROM (use the linux repo=nfs:server :options:/path boot option, or the NFS directory option on the Installation Method menu described in Section 8.1, “Installation Method”). Refer to Section 8.1.3, “Installing via NFS” for network installation instructions. Note that NFS installations may also be performed in GUI mode.
URL
If you are installing directly from an HTTP (Web) server or FTP server, use this method. You need a boot CD-ROM (use the linux repo=ftp://user:password@host/path, or linux repo=http://host/path boot option, or the URL option on the Installation Method menu described in Section 8.1, “Installation Method”). Refer to Section 8.1.4, “Installing via FTP or HTTP”, for FTP and HTTP installation instructions.