"Red Hat has the reputation of catering to geeks but looking at
the installation, you might think otherwise. For experienced users
it's a piece of cake. For new users or those who have had problems
during the installation, we have this detailed install guide."
"Installing Red Hat 7.0 is a breeze. Unlike the previous
version, which promised support for the i810 chip but gave up when
it came to the crunch, RH 7.0 has come a long way in hardware auto
detection. In fact, we hardly had to make any manual selections
with the exception of Time zone, programs to install and the like.
At last, Red Hat seems to have woken up to the needs of the average
"You need the following survival equipment:
Manuals for your computer monitor. If you do not have them,
then try the manufacturer's web site or try chasing the
A notebook to keep a log of the selections you have made (so
you can undo any mistakes)