"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..."