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Red Hat Official Linux for Intel
This versatile distribution can be a server or desktop at work or at home.Everything you need to set Red Hat Linux up as a web server, email server, DNS server, news server and more is included, along with software foremail, browsers, publishing, calendars, internet tools, and much more.
Newer version: This product is no longer available.
It has been replaced by the newer
Red Hat Official Linux 6.0.
Also in bundles: Red Hat Official Linux 5.2 comes alone or in
these great bundles:
Red Hat Wrap,
Red Hat with Penguin Power,
Red Hat Power Pack.
Older version: Linux Mall formerly sold
Those who bought version 5.1 after October 1, 1998, may qualify for a
Other platforms: Red Hat also makes official distributions for
Intel 386 or greater, through Pentium Pro, including the Pentium II.
- 450 MB required for a Linux workstation,
1620 MB required for a Linux server,
120 MB required for a minimal custom install.
16MB of memory
Most video cards supported.
CD ROM Drive
3.5" Floppy Disk drive.
Red Hat Software Corporation issued this
on November 2, 1998, the release date for version 5.2.
Changes from Previous Version:
Installation Class -
This is a much more simplified installation procedure allowing the
user to select a workstation or server install. The install will then
automatically partition based your system and take care of basic defaults.
All the power of the previous install methods are still available via a
"custom" install as well.
multiple SCSI support during install (you can now easily install
to systems with more than one SCSI adapter)
disklabel on Alpha and SPARC (Disk Druid now works on all platforms!)
apache 1.3 (the worlds most popular WWW server)
- gimp 1.0 (the long awaited release of the popular graphics package)
kernel traffic shaping utilities and kernel support (great for ISPs who need to do bandwidth limiting)
Linux 2.2 ready (install 2.1 development kernels now or be prepared for the Linux 2.2 kernel)
updated PCMCIA support (support for some of the latest PCMCIA cards)
better sound support (more sound support!)
In addition to the new Installation Class and other featues, there are many
package updates that you may be interested in. For a complete listing,
please check the package listing. Here is a snapshot:
- postgresql - Version 6.3.2
- emacs - Version 20.3
- vim-common - Version 5.3
- dosemu - Version 0.98.1
- dosemu-freedos - Version 0.98.1
- ghostscript - Version 4.03
- exmh - Version 2.0.2
- mutt - Version 0.93.2
- nmh - Version 0.27
- pine - Version 4.04
- egcs - Version 1.0.3a
- gcc - Version 220.127.116.11
- kaffe - Version 1.0.b2
- python - Version 1.5.1
- tcl - Version 8.0.3
- tk - Version 8.0.3
- binutils - Version 18.104.22.168.15
- Version Control
- samba - Version 1.9.18p10
- linuxconf - Version 1.12r5
- rpm - Version 2.5.5
- gimp - Version 1.0.1
- netscape-common - Version 4.0.7
- X Window Utilities
- ee (Electric Eyes)- Version 0.3
- Window Managers
- Afterstep - Version 1.5
- WindowMaker - Version 0.20.1
- XFree86 - Version 22.214.171.124
400-page Installation Guide
- 3 CD-ROMs (Red Hat Linux, Sources, Linux Applications CD)
90 days of installation support via email or fax
- Bumper sticker
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