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Old 10-06-2003, 07:27 PM   #1
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n00b in help


how much should i partition for RHL9?
(for the average user)
 
Old 10-06-2003, 08:03 PM   #2
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"how much should i partition for RHL9?"

Somewhere between 4 and 10 Gigabytes.


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Old 10-06-2003, 08:06 PM   #3
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Uhm... If you mean RH9, my install was like 1.6gigs. You should be comfortable with 2.5gigs (that is, including KDE or GNOME and OpenOffice). Of course, RedHat is a very, very big distro. If you want something that is more compact, try Slackware or Debian.
 
Old 10-06-2003, 09:40 PM   #4
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thnks
and reply to peace: i'm not advanced enough to use console based OS like slackware, but thnx anyway
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Old 11-05-2003, 08:44 PM   #5
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There is always the RH9 based JAMD-Linux .. it's a really clean rework of RH9 and it was built with the noob inmind. Version 0.0.7 is due out pretty soon, but version 0.0.6b has been keeping me entertained for close to 5 months now.

Cheers, and happy Linux'n ..

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Old 11-05-2003, 10:32 PM   #6
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i'm not advanced enough to use console based OS like slackware, but thnx anyway

Any linux distro can be used from the terminal, even Redhat. Slackware can be run from a gui (kde, gnome, fluxbox, blackbox, etc.) You can choose what to install during the installation. If you have Redhat, then use that. If you are just starting out, I would load everything and play around with the different apps. When you become comfortable, start deleting the apps. that you do not need or want.
 
  


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