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I want to install CentOS on my laptop. And DVD .iso images requre 4+gb flash drive, but I have flash drive only with 2gb. So it is possible to download only mininstall edition, and then upgrade it to "full" edition of CentOS 6.3?

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Once you get an installed instance, you should be able to yum install or yum groupinstall the packages or groups you want to use; as they should come directly from the yum mirrors on the internet.

This is more or less how I do standard installs -- I do a minimal install, then a yum -y update, then install the groups and packages I need. Since the updated packages are coming from the internet anyways, there's little point in installing packages from local storage that are going to get immediately updated.

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