newbie stupid questions..

Mike Shain mshain at
Sat Jan 22 01:30:19 PST 2000

There ar a couple of ways you can do this....
one is to go to a friends house and see if they will let you hook your linux
drive up and install it that way.
two is to download in to floppies and do it that way
or three goto an install fest and see what they can do for you

mitch utsey wrote:

> Howdy!
>         I was just given a pentium 100 box with a 650mg hard drive, and no
> cdrom. Are there versions of linux around that I can use just through
> the floppy? Is it worth bothering with?
>         I ask because I am flat broke, and the muttonhead I got the box from
> did a format to the c drive (newbie I may be, but I will not be
> formatting my drives without a good reason...). Of course, this means
> that there is no os on the box, and I wanted to try linux out (if I
> could find a way to do it with floppies...)
>         Suggestions? Comments? Catcalls?
> --
> -Mitch Utsey
> "It astonishes me to find... [that so many] of our
>  countrymen... should be contented to live under a
>  system which leaves to their governors the power
>  of taking from them the trial by jury in civil cases,
>  freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom
>  of commerce, the habeas corpus laws, and of yoking
>  them with a standing army. This is a degeneracy in
>  the principles of liberty... which I [would not have
>      expected for at least] four centuries."
>  --Thomas Jefferson to William Stephens Smith, 1788. (*) FE 5:3

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