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GNU/Linux pre-installation checklist

Algologic Research & Solutions

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Revision History
Revision 2.6.028 November 2000Revised by:
Initial release using docbook sgml.

This document provides a checklist for installing GNU/Linux (hereafter referred to as Linux) as well as hints and tips along the way. Translations in Japanese, Dutch, and French are available in Section 1.3. The most current version of this checklist will be posted online at: http://members.tripod.com/~algolog/lnxchk.htm. Sgml source for this document is located here.

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
1.1. Copyright Information
1.2. Disclaimer
1.3. Translations
1.4. Acknowledgements
1.5. Who should read/use this?
1.6. What does this checklist (aim to) achieve?
1.7. Where do I find more about Linux?
1.8. Conventions used
2. Linux pre-installation checklist
2.1. Before you fill out the checklist
2.2. About you
2.3. General
2.4. Mouse
2.5. CD-ROM
2.6. Floppy drives
2.7. Tape drives
2.8. Disk drives
2.9. Video Display Units (Monitor and controller)
2.10. Networking
2.11. Printers
2.12. Laptops
2.13. Miscellaneous
2.14. Feedback
3. What next...?