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Offline billcrosby

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redhat?
« on: June 12, 2012, 01:11:40 PM »
I've been seeing 'redhat linux' what is redhat?

Offline dalek

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Re: redhat?
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2012, 01:29:20 PM »
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux

To put it short, it is a Linux distro that is geared toward commercial applications and for those who need well tested installs.  Also, they offer paid tech support for when there is a bug, security problem or other assistance is needed to maintain the install. 

For a normal user, I wouldn't recommend Redhat.  If you need something like Redhat, try Mandriva.  Mandriva is more user oriented, pretty well tested and has user based support, forums and such.  I started out with Mandrake which changed its name to Mandriva.  It is a OK distro.  Updates are not very frequent but most likely more often than Redhat.  The install is pretty easy too, it's GUI based.

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Offline billcrosby

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Re: redhat?
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2012, 10:32:46 AM »
Ah great thanks for replying.