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Epidemic 3.1 installation guide

Mar 16, 2010, 17:02 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to finid for this link. ]

"Epidemic is a desktop-oriented, KDE, Debian-based (GNU/Linux) distribution developed in Brazil. Epidemic 3.1, the latest edition, features a number of custom tools and improvements. One of those tools is EInstaller, the graphical installation program. It is supposed to be easy to use, but if you have are not familiar with disk partitioning under Linux, you'll find that it's not so easy to use. This tutorial provides an installation guide for Epidemic 3.1, with emphasis on the disk partitioning aspect.

"EInstaller makes a very good attempt at simplifying the installation of Epidemic 3.1, but the disk partitioning section, especially if there are no existing Linux partitions, requires a little bit of guidance. The image below shows the installer's main page on a system with an uninitialized disk. Because EInstaller lacks an automatic disk partitioning feature, you'll have to manually partition the disk yourself. To do that, click on the 'Partitioner' button."

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