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12-05-2003, 04:28 PM
Just a quick question asking anyone have they ever installed linux rehat, just started and put it this way installing a whole os from a dos like program..ain't easy.

12-05-2003, 04:38 PM
yup i been there 2, back on good old Windows xp now though, we love you Bill Gates!


12-05-2003, 05:26 PM
I have about 5 years ago. Went SuSE in the end :) (Dual boot with win 2k)

12-05-2003, 05:28 PM
Ah, interesting, currently trying to install redhat through ftp and that doesn't seem to be working so it's got to be the cd's.

13-05-2003, 02:52 PM
SUSE and Mandrake are much easier to install (and use) in my opinion, though I usualyy use XP I have Mandrake 9 on the system booting too (PS: SUSE 8.1 is on the PCPlus cover DVD this month)

13-05-2003, 03:41 PM
I have RedHat 8 and it has a full GUI for install - I think after about RH 6.2 they ran with the GUI. Which version are you installing?

13-05-2003, 03:44 PM
Im trying to install 9!

13-05-2003, 10:39 PM
hmm - 8 & 9 have both installed with a GUI for me - did you run with the default params or did you specify that you wanted it text only?

14-05-2003, 01:55 PM
On FTP installs you can do gui but when it gets to a certain stage it says something about headers.

29-05-2003, 10:52 AM
Update: installed redhat 9 using the cds using the gui interface just trying to set up a web server with php, mysql and so on,.