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asked 2014-01-22 11:38:45 -0500

melgunn6 gravatar image

updated 2014-01-22 20:29:08 -0500

FranciscoD_ gravatar image

I am in a Network operating system class and I have been given a disc for fedora 13 to install using VMware, the disc reads fine on other computers, but i got a new computer running windows 8 that the disc comes up as being corrupted, i've even tried to use a different disk still does not work. I figured it was a compatibility issue with windows 8 and fedora 13 but being that im installing in on vmware it should not be an issue. Can anyone help, or does anyone have a solution to this?

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answered 2014-01-22 12:53:16 -0500

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Instead of using the physical disk you could use an ISO image to install Fedora on VMware. There is an option to use the ISO image in the CD/DVD section of the VM settings.

Fedora 13 64-bit ISO's can be found here: http://archives.fedoraproject.org/pub/archive/fedora/linux/releases/13/Fedora/x86_64/iso/

Fedora 13 32-bit ISO's can be found here: http://archives.fedoraproject.org/pub/archive/fedora/linux/releases/13/Fedora/i386/iso/

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If at all possible, please use a newer release of Fedora. Fedora 13 is way to old. You will not receive any updates or new software for Fedora 13.

FranciscoD_ gravatar imageFranciscoD_ ( 2014-01-22 20:28:51 -0500 )edit

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