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LinuxWorld: Getting Frugal: Red Hat Network's Low-Cost Upgrade to Red Hat 9

Apr 28, 2003, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)

[ Thanks to Joe Barr for this link. ]

"These are tight economic times. One of the things I can't afford to do any longer is to run out and buy the latest distribution of Linux to hit the shelves, whether it be from Mandrake, SuSE, Xandros or Red Hat.

"Little good it would do me if I could; Susan is using the laptop and I am down to a single computer in my home office. This is my work machine and I prefer to leave it on the same distribution and release for long periods. Recently I decided to put my Red Hat Network (RHN) subscription to greater use. I normally use RHN to run up2date at least weekly so I can keep up with the latest security fixes and updates. This week, I decided to download the ISO images of 'shrike' and upgrade my desktop from Red Hat 8 to Red Hat 9..."

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