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-Next, for installation either on the bare hardware or on a hypervisor, you will have to download the CD-ROM image file. The DOWNLOAD link above will give you a choice of versions. If this is your first time using MINIX 3, choose the most recent stable version rather than the developer snapshot. However, if you are a UNIX expert and want the latest and greatest version, the developer snapshot is for you although you are more likely to encounter some bugs.+Next, for installation either on the bare hardware or on a hypervisor, you will have to download the CD-ROM image file. The **[[:​www:​download:​|DOWNLOAD]]** link above will give you a choice of versions. If this is your first time using MINIX 3, choose the most recent stable version rather than the developer snapshot. However, if you are a UNIX expert and want the latest and greatest version, the developer snapshot is for you although you are more likely to encounter some bugs.
  
 The image files are all compressed using the bzip2 algorithm. Once you have the image file, you need to decompress it wih the [[http://​www.bzip.org|bzip2]],​ or [[http://​www.7-zip.org|7-Zip]],​ or similar program to get a ''​.iso''​ file. The image files are all compressed using the bzip2 algorithm. Once you have the image file, you need to decompress it wih the [[http://​www.bzip.org|bzip2]],​ or [[http://​www.7-zip.org|7-Zip]],​ or similar program to get a ''​.iso''​ file.
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-As you get more experienced,​ you may want to join the MINIX 3 community. Click on the COMMUNITY link above to learn more about it. Your help in writing or porting software is most welcome. Porting NetBSD software is the easiest route generally because the MINIX 3 user interface is closely patterned on NetBSD and the MINIX 3 package manager, pkgsrc, was ported from NetBSD. At some point you may have acquired enough knowledge to help other people. That would be the time to start contributing to the wiki.+As you get more experienced,​ you may want to join the MINIX 3 community. Click on the **[[:​www:​community:​|COMMUNITY]]** link above to learn more about it. Your help in writing or porting software is most welcome. Porting NetBSD software is the easiest route generally because the MINIX 3 user interface is closely patterned on NetBSD and the MINIX 3 package manager, pkgsrc, was ported from NetBSD. At some point you may have acquired enough knowledge to help other people. That would be the time to start contributing to the wiki.
  
 Once you get really good, you may want to start browsing the git [[http://​git.minix3.org/?​p=minix.git|repository]] to track current developments. Once you get really good, you may want to start browsing the git [[http://​git.minix3.org/?​p=minix.git|repository]] to track current developments.
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