LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 01-21-2003, 04:46 PM   #1
jrclare
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Apr 2001
Location: Washtenaw County
Posts: 18

Rep: Reputation: 0
Red Hat 7.3


Hello all. I just installed Redhat 7.3 on my laptop. I went with the defaults and installed KDE, Gnome and development tools. I am aware that the kernal is probably old and would like to upgrade the kernal.
I want to advoid the RHN automatic updates because I don't really want to install with RPM's.
So, the question is where do I go get the latest version of the kernal with installation instructions.
Is anyone aware of any other package I should upgrade that came stock with Redhat 7.3. I am interested in upgrading the development stuff--gcc, gdb, perl, etc. as that is what I will be using the most. I will be mainly using Linux to learn how to program.
 
Old 01-21-2003, 04:58 PM   #2
Mara
Moderator
 
Registered: Feb 2002
Location: Grenoble
Distribution: Debian
Posts: 9,569

Rep: Reputation: 171Reputation: 171
You can download the latest kernel from www.kernel.org, many things from ftp.gnu.org. Thy have many mirrors, so browse their mirror lists and find the one closest to you.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Red Hat custom Kernel compilation mini-How-To for Red Hat 8-9 Thetargos Red Hat 431 04-13-2007 06:19 AM
Red Hat 9 to Red Hat EL Mozilla Migration Question rharvey@cox Linux - Software 2 01-13-2004 07:43 PM
Red Hat does not plan to release another product in the red hat linux line... Whitehat General 5 11-03-2003 07:33 PM
Red Hat Enterprise vs. Red Hat Linux Project RedHatMN Linux - Distributions 2 07-29-2003 05:16 AM
Red Hat 7.2... & a modem with Red Hat 7.1 driver support rahduku Linux - Distributions 1 02-14-2002 12:49 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:39 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration