Installing Fedora 31 on Windows 10 using MacOS Catalina

This installation has been done on a Dell 7400 laptop…

On the MacOS

It was downloaded Fedora 31 ISO , and a USB was inserted. Then, open a terminal to use the command diskutil list which will display the current disks:

We can identify that my USB is represented by the /dev/disk2 file, and it has 4 GB. This file will be unmounted to delete any instance attached to the USB.

Now, with the help of the command dd, we will copy the standard input (the Fedora ISO) to the standard output (my USB). This might take several minutes.You might now remove safely the USB flash drive as it follows:

Life is not too short to do it…

On Windows 10

Insert the bootable USB flash drive you have created in the MacOS. Then, Restart the Windows 10’s laptop, and press F2 to enter the UEFI settings.

Due to the restrictions that the new DELL 7400 presents, we need to disable some options such as Secure Boot option to boot from our USB stick:The Advance Boot Options has to be Enable in order to read the USB content.Finally, the Boot Sequence has to present as our first option: the USB Disk.Click on APPLY after setting the changes to save the new configuration.

Restart again, and this time press F12 to choose the USB Disk option:A list of options to run Fedora 31 will appear. You might test it first to see how does it work. We are going to install on disk, then select Start Fedora-Workstation-Live-31:

On our Fedora 31

Click on Install to Hard Drive

Select the language you prefer. I will chose English (United Kingdom):Configure these three basic options on Fedora 31 according to your resources:In my case, I usually write in English UK, English USA, and Spanish. Select the appropriate timezone, in my case I will choose London – UK: If you want to use the whole Hard Disk, then click on the Disk icon, then Done.

In case you need to set a password to encrypt the disk, you might check on Encrypt my data option. This option will appear after Restarting.To use all the space for the hard disk, I will Reclaim space and Delete all.Finally, click on Begin Installation to start the installation on disk:Now you have Fedora 31! :gratula:

* Now you can install basic packages on your laptop following this script.

About Julita Inca

Ingeniero de Sistemas UNAC, Magíster en Ciencias de la Computación PUCP, Magíster en Computación de Alto Rendimiento de la Universidad de Edimburgo, OPW GNOME 2011, Miembro de la GNOME Foundation desde el 2012, Embajadora Fedora Perú desde el 2012, ganadora del scholarship of the Linux Foundation 2012, experiencia como Admin Linux en GMD y Especialista IT en IBM, con certificaciones RHCE, RHCSA, AIX 6.1, AIX 7 Administrator e ITILv3. Experiencia académica en universidades como PUCP, USIL y UNI. Leader of LinuXatUNI Community, HPC researcher, a simple mortal like you!
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