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Fedora 20

Installation Quick Start Guide

Downloading and installing Fedora 20 on most desktop and laptop computers

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This document shows you how to download and install Fedora. It does not cover every possible scenario, but describes steps that will work in most situations on most common hardware.

1. Introduction
2. Requirements
3. Download the Fedora live CD image file
4. Burn the image file to CD
5. Boot your computer from the CD
6. Fedora Live Desktop
7. Language Selection
8. The Installation Summary Menu
9. Keyboard Configuration
10. Date and time
11. Network Configuration
12. Storage and partitioning
13. Software Selection
14. Begin installation
15. The Configuration Menu and Progress Screen
16. Set the Root Password
17. User Creation
18. Reboot your system
19. Your installation is complete
20. We Need Feedback!
A. Software Selection
B. Revision History

1. Introduction

This guide shows you how to download a Fedora 20 live CD image, burn this image to a disc, and use this disc to install Fedora 20 on a typical desktop or notebook computer. This guide is not a complete description of the installation process and all its options — for greater detail, refer to the Fedora 20 Installation Guide, available from