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I am having issues installing linux 9.0 on my system I am running XP home on one partion and wanteduse linux... well I get every thing moving and it seems to turn my monitor off in graphical instalation. I have a nvidia fx5200 (128mb) video card and it tries to load it as a vesa generic. I am a total moron when it comes to linux this is my first time ever trying to instal and only used it once before a a freinds house... Am I S.O.L. because my hardware may not be supported or is there a simple fix that I can do to be able to run linux9.0 on my system
It's probably Red Hat.
There are Linux drivers for Nvidia. Shouldn't be a problem.
You might be interested in Mepis--it's a live and installer CD in one, and it includes Nvidia drivers by default. It's a good first distro for the total newb.
Im not sure if you are installing redhat 9.0 for a specific reason, I have before my self, but just wondering if you have considered more recent Fedora releases? Will most likley have better support for newer hardware
I would like to thank all of you for your help I am downloading the mepis and also the fedora distros of linux hopefuly I can use one of them sucessfully and beable help others in the future like you helped me