[thelist] Red Hat

Jeb Richter jrichter at law.ua.edu
Fri Mar 7 09:20:01 CST 2003

red hat is nice, but if you are a complete linux newbie, you might
want to try out knoppix, its a linux distribution that boots from CD,
no commitment, no installation


RedHat 8's default GUI is very pretty, but it has a pretty big
memory footprint, so on an old computer it might run too slow for

On 7 Mar 2003, at 13:48, Liam Delahunty wrote:

> Andrew wrote regarding Red Hat
> Good luck, Red Hat is pretty easy but I would recommend that before you
> start you make sure you know _everything_ you can about the PC beforehand.
> eg; all video details such as video card chipset, similarly with sound card,
> monitor, ram, cpu, Cd-Rom, modem, DVD, blah blah...
> Also subscribe to your local LUG http://www.lug.org.uk/
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