Chapter 5. Operating System tools

Table of Contents
System Installation
System backup and restoration
System reset
Root user
System services

System Installation

The installation of a new Linutop OS needs to be done from a running Linutop system. This can be:

You need to be connected to Internet in order to perform the installation.

In the Linutop Configuration Panel, select the Services tab, and login with your linutop.com email address and invoice number:

When logged in, a list of available OS and configurations will be available. Select the system you want to install. If you don't know which one to select, choose the first one marked as Current:

A new dialog will appear. Plug in a USB key or hard drive. The device will appear in the Target drop down list. Select it.

Caution

The target device will be ENTIRELY ERASED, deleting all the data on it if you proceed to the next step.

Click the Apply button:

The system will be downloaded and intalled on the selected device. When the end dialog appears, it is safe to remove the device.

The device can be used to boot on the same machine, or an other one.