"The first thing you will note is that Red Hat has decided to
move away from the x.x numbering of their products. Now they've
moved directly from Red Hat 8.0 to Red Hat Linux 9 ending the
7.1,7.2,7.3,8.0 releases of times past, sure there was a 8.1 beta
called Phoebe but that was all it was, a beta.
"The CDs available for download are now 6 in total, up one from
the last major release; however, most of us will get by with just
downloading the first 3 CDs only, in order to install and setup Red
Hat Linux 9 (the last three are source CDs).
"For those of you who are impatient, I'll answer two questions
immediately. There is no native mp3 support included; you'll have
to fix that yourself if you want to play mp3s and for DVD lovers,
the wonderful Xine is not included, you'll have to download and
install it yourself. I explain how to add both in Part III of this