Linux newbie install issues


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@JACsdad you also said

I also tried puppy 5.2.8 i succesfully got it to boot on a cpl of occasions but i couldnt quiet understand how to install on to my hard drive. now when i am trying to run the distro i am just met with this.

/bin/sh: cant access tty; job control turned off.

I am now stuck i do not know how to get around this and i cant really find much inforamtion on what it is im looking at. please can someone help me here. Can anybody talk me through what i need to do to get it running again and somehow install it on to my hdd.
If you want to pursue that further, we can kick a few ideas past you, just let us know.



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