To use LinuxConsole, you will need a PC
You CPU should be PAE compliant for LinuxConsole 2.4
If you have errors with no-PAE CPU, you can try LinuxConsole 2.3 no-PAE
Those values are for liveCD usage (without swap), with hard disk install and swap enabled, performances should be better
- 128 Mo de RAM for basic usage (gparted)
- 512 Mo de RAM to browse internet
- 1Go de RAM to play SupertuxKart
32 or 64 bits ?
It is recommended to use 32 bits release, if you neeed Skype or Steam (LinuxConsole is not multilib compliant).
The 64 bits release is released as Beta.
There are many ways to install LinuxConsole : For beginners the better choice is Windows installer, If you want to try LinuxConsole with booting USB key,you can try unetbootin, and if you ever install a linux distro, you should burn CD or DVD
- Windows Installer
Download and start : http://jukebox.linuxconsole.org/linuxconsole/wubi/linuxconsole.exe
Download 32 or 64 bits ISO, plug USB key and start unetbootin
WARNING : Your usb key must be formated into FAT32 !
- Burn ISO
Download 32 or 64 bits ISO, burn that ISO with, for example http://sourceforge.net/projects/infrarecorder (for Windows)
- After using Windows installer
After rebooting , you can select Windows (by défaut) or LinuxConsole, select LinuxConsole by pressing “down” key then “Enter”
To start in liveUSB mode, you maybe need to press F12 key at startup, then select “USB Disk”
To start in liveUSB mode, you maybe need to press F12 key at startup, then select “Boot from CDROM”
To entrer wifi key, just click on “network” icon on the bottom right from desktop
Add a user
Click on “Preferences” menu then “Add a user”
Installer third parity software
Click on “Lutris” icon at desktop
Install opkg packages
Click on menu “Internet -> Add software” then on orange icon (update). Select your application, then click on green icon (Apply) to start install
Install LinuxConsole on empty disk
- Click on menu “Install to hard disk” from desktop
- Create partition table
- Create an ext4 partition named “linuxconsole”, and, if needed, some swap