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How to Install a Linux Distro: Image is Everything

If there’s one thing all Linux users have in common, it’s installing distros from ISO images. Whether your favorite distro’s digital DNA evolved from the Debian, Slackware, Gentoo, or Red Hat families. Or whether you got the ISO from a download, a purchased CD/DVD/USB, or packaged with a book or magazine. The distro you installed on your hard drive came to you in the form of an ISO image.