Red Hat Linux 6.2 Reviews
Product Type: Red Hat Operating Systems
Newest Review: ... free. Although RedHat has moved on to version 7, there's a lot to be said for sticking with RedHat 6.2 for a while ... more
Customer Red Hat Linux 6.2 Reviews (7)
by - written on 09/03/01, updated on 09/03/01 (Useful, 21 readings)
RedHat Linux is one of the most well-known versions of Linux, a computer operating system based on Unix. It does everything that Microsoft Windows can, though it requires, (at the moment), more work from the user than Windows does. Unlike Windows, however, this operating system is free. Although RedHat has moved on to version 7, there's a lot to be said for sticking with RedHat 6.2 for a while longer. RH6.2 is an easy install, with few problems along the way. It comes with most of the stuff you need to get up and running, particularly on older hardware. Why stick with this version and not go for the latest and greatest? The first thing is ... Read the complete review
by - written on 19/09/00, updated on 19/09/00
Having used Linux for a number of years I can often forget how really difficult it can be to setup and run. I read a number of reviews about REDHAT and decided to buy it and install it on my thinkpad laptop. The package came on 3 cd's and had some excellent instructions aimed at computer literate users to the novice PC users out there on how to install REDHAT. First of all documentation is very important with LINUX/UNIX because of the different drivers and ways to install the different components that make the operating system up. I let my boyfriend who has very little past experiance of operating systems install it for me, using the provided instructions. ... Read the complete review
by - written on 07/08/00, updated on 07/08/00 (Useful, 7 readings)
Let me ask you this: Are you sick of Windows falling over all the time ? Yes - Read on No - Read something else Linux and Red Hat inparticular is a very stable OS I run it on my laptop and it hasn't crashed once (I've lost count of the amount of time Win98 as fallen over) So just how stable is Red Hat well let me put it this way I have a Linux box at University that is running a website it has been up for 6 months now and hasn't fallen over yet. we have just put Red Hat 6.2 on it and it's still going strong. The NT boxes at uni fall over on a hourly basis it's hard to do work on them they are that unstable. ... Read the complete review
by - written on 04/08/00, updated on 25/08/00 (Very useful, 100 readings)
From another department I nicked a Dell Optiplex GX110 with 128Mb RAM and a P3-500 and opened the Red Hat "getting started guide". I have to say that I've never been a big fan of manuals and found myself slapping CD's in and guessing my way through the install. Immediately I had problems. The GUI was unable to fire up and I could find no troubleshooting section in the manual, so I went through the text version of the install routine. With the exception of GUI problems the NIC and everything else detected perfectly. The mere fact that the lack of GUI didn't hinder installation is a plus. After a little browsing around the Dell ... Read the complete review
by - written on 19/07/00, updated on 19/07/00 (Useful, 17 readings)
Sure, the setup routine is getting quite good. There are a number of improvements from 6.1, but I am still not impressed by this distro. Hell, nip on to the redhat.com site and you'll see a price of 180 quid for this software. Yeah, you can download it at a nice 650MB download if you like, but thats the basic version, with no add ons, and no support and no manual. Free indeed! anyway, I would much rather use something like SuSE for the servers at work. I find it much better to use when installed and the documentation is a little better. I did get a nice set of redhat stickers the last time I had a boxed version of it, which is ... Read the complete review
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