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Beginning the Linux Command Line, Second edition by Sander van Vugt

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APPENDIX A

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Installing Linux

In this appendix you’ll learn how to install Linux. We’re covering two popular distributions. You’ll first learn how to install CentOS; next you’ll read how to install the Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS release on your computer.

While writing this book, I have primarily focused on CentOS 7.0 and Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS. Of course you’re free to use any other Linux distribution, but you will notice that a larger amount of differences exists when using another distribution. I have tried to write the book in a manner that differences between Linux distributions don’t matter too much, but there will always be some items that ...

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