Installing Linux

It’s finally time to start installing a Linux system! After spending hours creating a Linux deployment plan, most techies breathe a sigh of relief when they finally get their hands on their new software and start installing. This is what we live for!

When installing new systems, I strongly recommend that you set up an isolated lab environment and install your systems there. This will give you a chance to observe the systems and ensure that everything is working properly before turning your users loose with them.

Once you’re sure everything is working correctly, you can move them from the lab environment to your users’ production environment.

As I mentioned at the beginning of this chapter, there are simply too many different ...

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