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Old 06-18-2008, 10:07 PM   #1
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help me in downloading red hat Linux cd's


there are actually 6 iso's weather we have to download all the 6 cds?
 
Old 06-19-2008, 01:30 AM   #2
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What exactly are you trying to download? If you are literally trying to download Red Hat Linux, don't bother as it's out of date and unsupported. You should use a newer distro.
 
Old 06-19-2008, 02:26 AM   #3
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there are actually 6 iso's weather we have to download all the 6 cds?


Redhat comes on a dvd?

Why do you want 6 cd's?

I do agree Red hat is outdated manly intended for secure networking....

This is not a great desktop....


later...
 
Old 06-19-2008, 02:37 AM   #4
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If you want a modern Redhat EL, use the free version : CentOS.
The free "Desktop version" is today called 'Fedora'

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Old 06-20-2008, 06:27 PM   #5
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hi

actually iam trying trying to download red hat linux 9 can u please give me the links and help me out in downloading.........
 
Old 06-20-2008, 06:28 PM   #6
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Why download something that is totally obsolete and is not supported? If you want a Red Hat system get the latest Fedora or CentOS release.
 
Old 06-20-2008, 10:06 PM   #7
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I suspect the OP is really talking about Fedora 9 - even with the source RPMs I don't reckon RH9 would stretch to 6 CDs.
If Fedora 9, yes you need them all - depending on hardware/software options. I found the last two were hardly used, but still needed.
Maybe look at doing a minimal (netinst) install - whould save you some on the total download. Read the install doc on the site.
 
Old 06-21-2008, 05:52 PM   #8
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thanks

ok shall i use red hat enterprise Linux ??
 
Old 06-21-2008, 06:42 PM   #9
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Only use Red Hat Enterprise if you can afford the licences and support. If you want to learn Red Hat, use CentOS - it's a Red Hat clone minus the logos and some proprietary stuff. Lots of servers on the web use it and Red Hat often contribute code to it.
 
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I'd have to agree with Xavier. RHEL does get expensive with licenses and support, so CentOS or Fedora would be a great choice. but Red Hat 9 (Shrike) is WAY obsolete...I would use it as a fooling around system in say, VirtualBox, but I wouldn't use it as one of my full time operating systems (current ones are openSUSE 11, CentOS 5.1, Mandriva One 2008, and Fedora 9)
 
Old 06-22-2008, 06:39 AM   #11
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Your not try to get Red Hat certified are you?
 
  


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