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Don't even bother with Red Hat 9 as it's out of date and no longer supported. It probably won't run on your relatively new hardware, anyway. Try a more up to date distribution, like Ubuntu or Linux Mint. You might also like to look at this distribution chooser to help you choose.
Have decided to finally give Linux a try instead of Vista.
Purchased RHL 9 and receiving the above message.
Any ideas would be appreciated - note very green to Linux etc
: Very green if you purchased RH9 on it's own. If you bought a book that came with a set of RH9 CDs, well, the book is out of date. Not much different from buying a copy of XP. You definitely should check out an up-to-date, reasonably user-friendly Linux distribution. Ubuntu 10.10 and Linux Mint 10 certainly qualify. Good luck.
Cheers for all your replies - appreciate the effort. Agree RH 9 was not compatiable with my H/W etc.
BTW: I purchase myself a Linux distrubution (Ubuntu, Fedora, Knoppix, Debian, openSUSE & 13 others. I know you don't need purchase but alot easier.
Kinda like the PClinux - probably b/c my prior experience with MS products.
PClinux running great and configured a wireless connection - though not that difficult.
Next aim is to configure Wine 1.2 to run MS Office 2002. Seen some articles on google - but if you have any experience and/or know any articles on the web that would be great.
Again cheers for my first response within the Linux form.