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Old 04-15-2008, 04:40 AM   #1
pankaj_2905
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help me


hi i have recently install redhat linux 9.0
this is my first interaction to linux
ineed the help to operate linux like windows
iam unable to play the sound as well as dont play any song here
plz give me suitable info abt that
 
Old 04-15-2008, 05:06 AM   #2
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please use better thread titles. what is the point of calling a thread "help me"??? and don't use redhat 9.0 it is *VERY* old. pick something new and your problem will most likely go away.
 
Old 04-15-2008, 05:15 AM   #3
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welcome to LQ.

As already noted, RedHat9 is very obsolete. You might find useful the "getting started" link below. Also check out http://distrowatch.com
 
Old 04-15-2008, 10:22 AM   #4
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If you already have windows installed on the computer and have a broadband internet connection, you can download the unetbootin net-installer to do an internet installation of the most recent linux distribution from the people who created Red Hat 9.0, called Fedora 8:

http://lubi.sourceforge.net/unetbootin.html

You can save the installer to your windows desktop and open it like you would any other windows installer.

If you know how to download and burn a bootable CD, you can use the live-evaluation CD of Fedora 8:

http://fedoraproject.org/get-fedora

This will allow you to see if all of your hardware is detected and make sure you can listen to music before you install it to your hard drive.

Here is a link describing the process to burning bootable CDs:

http://docs.fedoraproject.org/readme...ng-isos/en_US/

Here is a discussion of how to listen to music:

http://docs.fedoraproject.org/deskto...ultimedia.html

Because of legal issues, you may need to add third party software to listen to listen to some music and video formats:

http://docs.fedoraproject.org/deskto...ultimedia.html
 
Old 04-15-2008, 10:51 AM   #5
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Redhat 9.0 is VERY old

try a newer distro
I use Fedora, http://fedoraproject.org/

check it out.
 
Old 04-15-2008, 12:32 PM   #6
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installing redhat 9.0 now is like installing windows 98 now
try somthing newer.

for one with a similar feel to windows i suggest opensuse 10.3
but any KDE based distro should be fine.
 
  


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