Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
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!


  Search this Thread
Old 11-30-2010, 12:06 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Nov 2010
Location: Japan
Distribution: ubuntu 10.10
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: 0
Question ENQUIRY on Current Red Hat OS Equivalent to Desktop Red Hat 5.2 (Linux 2.0.36)

I plan to use the OSPF Simulator that comes together with the OSPF Complete Implementation book by John T. Moy (http

For the purpose of me to be able to establish an almost similar environment as Red Hat 5.2and the packages listed below, please would someone advise me as to what Desktop Red Hat OS and packages that be used in the absence of the Desktop Red Hat 5.2.

The packages that have been recommended in the OSPF Complete Implementation Book (
(1)gcc : version
(2)egcs-c++: that is g++version 1.0.3a
(3)glibc: version 2.0.7
(4)glibc-devel: version 2.0.7
(5)libstdc++-devel: version 2.8.0
(6)make: version 3.76.1
(7)Tcl: version 8.0.3
(12)Tk: version 8.0.3

Your advise will be highly appreciated
Old 11-30-2010, 12:19 AM   #2
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: San Jose, CA
Distribution: Ubuntu
Posts: 8,507

Rep: Reputation: 122Reputation: 122
There are newer versions of all of the tools listed available. No current platform would still be using tools that old. You can use the current RHEL6 or CentOS 6 if you're looking for something RedHat-based.


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
Should I use desktop Red Hat Linux or Server Red hat linux? niner710 Linux - Newbie 3 04-15-2008 11:42 PM
LXer: Red Hat to launch Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 before March LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 12-30-2006 09:03 AM
Red Hat does not plan to release another product in the red hat linux line... Whitehat General 5 11-03-2003 07:33 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:02 PM.

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