Chapter 2 Installing Novell Linux Desktop 9

It should come as little surprise that installing the Novell Linux Desktop (NLD) product is as straightforward and easy as using it. In this chapter, we’ll examine the system requirements for the operating system and walk through its installation.

Minimum System Requirements

You can choose to install NLD in a number of different environments. For a standard installation, the requirements are

• Pentium II+ 266MHz or any AMD64 or Intel EM64T processor

• 128MB RAM

• 800MB free hard drive space

• 800×600 or higher resolution

Though the preceding numbers are the minimum, the following requirements are more realistic for an environment you can be comfortable working within:

• Pentium ...

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