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Old 08-30-2012, 12:39 PM   #1
deepu1251
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RHEL 5.5 will not install


hii, i have i5 processor laptop in that i am installing linux redhat enterprise 5.5 is it compitable r not..i am installing so many times but it is not installing so pleae help us
 
Old 08-30-2012, 01:32 PM   #2
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RHEL is a paid product. If you do not have a license you will not be able to do any updates or access repositories. The current version of RHEL is 6.3. I suggest you try CentOS, which is a free respin of RHEL, or else use Fedora, which is the free development version. Without more information it's impossible to tell what the problem is, but I suspect it's because you're trying to use an old version.
 
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Old 08-31-2012, 12:48 PM   #3
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hii, i have i5 processor laptop in that i am installing linux redhat enterprise 5.5 is it compitable r not..i am installing so many times but it is not installing so pleae help us
This is NOT URGENT for anyone here...we volunteer our time here, so don't expect us to hurry up because it's urgent to you. And no matter what you're asking a question about, you need to provide details, and ask a clear question. Just saying "it is not installing", doesn't tell us ANYTHING, and you don't tell us anything about your hardware either, other than it's a laptop.

RHEL is not a good choice for a 'consumer' hardware device like a laptop. Aside from it being a commercial, pay-for product, it's designed for SERVERS...that is, things without wifi, bluetooth, webcams, etc. Those things aren't on servers normally, so support is often spotty. Load something like Fedora, openSUSE, Debian, Ubuntu, or Mint. Those are more likely to 'just work'. If you ARE paying for RHEL, then call Red Hat support.
 
Old 08-31-2012, 01:15 PM   #4
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This is where you will find useful information
http://wiki.centos.org/
Unless, of course, you've paid for Red Hat; in that case, ask them!
 
Old 08-31-2012, 07:49 PM   #5
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with your low post count

dont even try installing until you try out the live cds or live dvds.

a number of distrubutions of linux (distros) have dual purpose....live or install but not all.

IMHO most newbies find the linuxmint forum to be friendly but of course your hardware can still be a problem.

only if you have a problem....boot up a live cd and post the output after typing this command

Code:
lspci -vvv
to do that in a code box....from the quick reply box I typed that command with [ ] enclosing the first code word
but I can't display it....and they are 3 v letters

code] lspci -vvv [/code]

good luck


PS look at the Linux User Groups for your country
eg http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...-india-334877/

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Old 09-01-2012, 06:23 PM   #6
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with your low post count

dont even try installing until you try out the live cds or live dvds.

a number of distrubutions of linux (distros) have dual purpose....live or install but not all.

IMHO most newbies find the linuxmint forum to be friendly but of course your hardware can still be a problem.

only if you have a problem....boot up a live cd and post the output after typing this command

Code:
lspci -vvv
to do that in a code box....from the quick reply box I typed that command with [ ] enclosing the first code word
but I can't display it....and they are 3 v letters

code] lspci -vvv [/code]

good luck


PS look at the Linux User Groups for your country
eg http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...-india-334877/
Post-count independent ...
1) He may not have a choice, it could be what his manager/architect/power that be decided.
2) To the best of my knowledge there's no RHEL live-CD.
 
  


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