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OSNews: Red Hat Linux 9 - The Windows User's Installation Experience

Jun 06, 2003, 03:00 (19 Talkback[s])
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"There seem to be many reviews on Red Hat 9.0, but all seem to be written by Linux junkies who really know their stuff. What about the MS Windows Convert? They say people like the first thing they use (i.e. if you learn to drive a manual transmission, you prefer it over automatic). If this is true, how does Red Hat 9.0 introduce a novice pc user to the world of computers? I hope to answer some of those questions in this tiny review.

"I'm an experienced Windows / OS X user who has dabbled with Linux here and there since the kernel was at about version 2.0. It's important that I qualify the word 'dabbled' with the understanding that I've done little more than install a version or two of the Mandrake distribution and then cleaned my system and started over with Windows. Knowing full well that the *nix platform should outperform a windows box for stability, I chose to venture into the Linux world..."

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