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Old 4th February 2007, 02:41 AM
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which fedora version should i install?

i want to install fedora core on my pc but i found out that there is 3 versions 5,6 and 7 which but also i found that there is

Zod-binary-i386
Zod-binary-x86_64
Zod-binary-ppc
Zod-source.

which torrent should i download and install on my PC
MB GIGAByte K8U
2800 sempron AMD
80 giga segate
i am not a professional linux user and i want to install fedora from cds not DVD

PS:some one told me to go for Zod-binary-i386 and actually i read that AMD sempron 2800 support 64 bit technology
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Old 4th February 2007, 03:04 AM
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Fedora Core 6 by all means........Depends on the the processor you have

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Old 4th February 2007, 03:06 AM
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Hello:
Just to add to Iron_Mike's suggestion , please have a look at the installation notes located here:
http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/instal...hitecture.html

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Old 4th February 2007, 02:27 PM
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i think i will go for Zod-binary-i386
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Old 4th February 2007, 03:20 PM
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wow apparently i cant read today, i would go with the i386
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Old 4th February 2007, 03:36 PM
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I've got a similar configuration and chose the i386 over the X86_64 because there are more workarounds with the X86_64 and very few applications that I found benefited from the advanced architecture.

Just to add to the puzzle, there's a glitch in the installer that MAY leave you with a i586 instead of i686 kernel. To avoid that, check out this thread: http://fedoraforum.org/forum/showthread.php?t=139751 There's also an official workaround in case it does happen: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Bugs/FC6Common (see Common Issues)

Otherwise for the install, I'd try to use this site: http://torrent.fedoraunity.org/ which has the latest versions. If you choose another method from the Official sites, keep in mind that the programs you'll download are probably 6 months old and will need to be updated when you get online. So, if you have a fast internet connection, it might pay you to do a fairly minimal install and then add up-to-date programs as needed.
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