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In my opinion, netinstall is the best way to install Fedora, if you can go online using a ethernet internet connection. (by default, netinstall does come with wifi firmware at all, no matter what chipset)

Here is why:

  1. The initial iso that you have to download is comparably small (around 480MB vs. 1,500MB for Live ISO)

  2. You will download all necessary packages during installation, which will leave you with a fully up-to-date system after installation (LiveCD installs easily download 800 MB of updates after initial install).

  3. You have the freedom to choose several package groups (such as Desktop Environments, server packages) during install. So, no need to decide for a certain Fedora spin ISO, and you can even install several spins or server services at once.

In my opinion, netinstall is the best way to install Fedora, if you can go online using a ethernet internet connection. (by default, netinstall does come with wifi firmware at all, no matter what chipset)

Here is why:

  1. The initial iso that you have to download is comparably small (around 480MB vs. 1,500MB for Live ISO)

  2. You will download all necessary packages during installation, which will leave you with a fully up-to-date system after installation (LiveCD installs easily download 800 MB of updates after initial install).

  3. You have the freedom to choose several package groups (such as Desktop Environments, server packages) during install. So, no need to decide for a certain Fedora spin ISO, and you can even install several spins or server services at once.

FYI: netinstall doesn't mean you have to deal with a hard-to-navigate text-based installer. It uses the same installer (anaconda) as the Live systems.

In my opinion, netinstall is the best way to install Fedora, if you can go online using a ethernet internet connection. (by default, netinstall does come with wifi firmware at all, no matter what chipset)

Here is why:

  1. The initial iso that you have to download is comparably small (around 480MB vs. 1,500MB for Live ISO)

  2. You will download all necessary packages during installation, which will leave you with a fully up-to-date system after installation (LiveCD installs easily download 800 MB of updates after initial install).

  3. You have the freedom to choose several package groups (such as Desktop Environments, server packages) during install. So, no need to decide for a certain Fedora spin ISO, and you can even install several spins or server services at once.

FYI: netinstall doesn't mean you have to deal with a hard-to-navigate text-based installer. It uses the same installer (anaconda) as the Live systems.

+1 for @ozeszty: checksum is equally important to netinstall as to Live ISO & network boot has nothing to do with netinstall.

In my opinion, netinstall is the best way to install Fedora, if you can go online using a ethernet internet connection. (by default, netinstall does not come with wifi firmware at all, no matter what chipset)

Here is why:

  1. The initial iso that you have to download is comparably small (around 480MB vs. 1,500MB for Live ISO)

  2. You will download all necessary packages during installation, which will leave you with a fully up-to-date system after installation (LiveCD installs easily download 800 MB of updates after initial install).

  3. You have the freedom to choose several package groups (such as Desktop Environments, server packages) during install. So, no need to decide for a certain Fedora spin ISO, and you can even install several spins or server services at once.

FYI: netinstall doesn't mean you have to deal with a hard-to-navigate text-based installer. It uses the same installer (anaconda) as the Live systems.

+1 for @ozeszty: checksum is equally important to netinstall as to Live ISO & network boot has nothing to do with netinstall.