I would like to start off by saying that I am fairly knowledgeable when it comes to computers, but I have been running Windows all of my life. The closest I’ve come to doing anything with Linux is downloading a terminal emulator on my Android and running a few commands through that. I recently switched my phone to Cyanogenmod, and decided to begin to fully transition myself over to the Linux experience. A discloser before I go into any more details is that I did download the latest version of OpenSUSE, but I was unable to burn it to a DVD because I got a bad batch of DVDs (from Verbatim, no less), and none of the DVDs were able to successfully. I gave up after getting 4 coasters. So, my installation attempt was made using a DVD that I received which had OpenSUSE 12.3 on it, and after installation, I just planned to install the updates. Anyhow, here is my system information:
So, to install OpenSUSE, I created a partition on my hard drive, so that I could keep Windows and learn Linux and smoothly transition over. and here is how that ended up looking:
I followed the installation instructions provided for installation on the OpenSUSE website, and I ran into a couple of errors. Here is the first:
Continuing from that point, I ended up with this:
I can’t finish the installation, so I’m not exactly sure what to do. I would like to apologize if this issue has already been addressed, as I am new to Linux and this forum, so I didn’t know what to search in the forum. Any help is greatly appreciated!