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I want to install Linux on one of my partitions insteed of booting from the live CD. I press Ctrl+Alt+F2 and write knoppix-installer and the installation starting, but when I ...
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  1. #1
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    "Opend disk read-only"


    I want to install Linux on one of my partitions insteed of booting from the live CD. I press Ctrl+Alt+F2 and write knoppix-installer and the installation starting, but when I selecting "partition your harddrive" I got this error:
    Opend disk read-only - you have no permission to write
    I'm kind a newbie on Linux so I don't have a clue what to do. :o

  2. #2
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    You might not already have root privileges. If this is the case, type
    Code:
    su
    and then run
    Code:
    knoppix-installer

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