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  • seseven
    What specific problems you have explain. I can help you!!! and in addition to this I would not advice to use XP on this PIII 600MHZ. Red Hat 9.0 is better!!
    Message 1 of 5 , Apr 30 7:25 PM
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      What specific problems you have explain. I can help you!!! and in
      addition to this I would not advice to use XP on this PIII 600MHZ.
      Red Hat 9.0 is better!!

      Serdar


      --- In linux@yahoogroups.com, "john" <jkostura@s...> wrote:
      > Greetings,
      >
      > I am a home user wishing to give Linux a second chance. I want dual
      > boot capability - Linux for most common uses such as email, web
      > browser and the "open office" applications. I still need an MS os for
      > more demanding applications such as Maple, AutoCad, Photoshop and
      > similar heavy hitting image processing and advanced math
      > applications. I can't afford to upgrade these applications to run
      > under Linux. I'm running a P III 600 mhz, Win 98SE, 6.75 gig hd and
      > 192 mb Ram. Also using a cable modem connection for general internet
      > use. I have no need for options such a networking - I'm strickly a
      > stand alone computer user.
      >
      > My first venture with Red Hat 9 about 8 months ago was a disaster. I
      > was able to get dual boot working but hit a brick wall after that -
      > (couldn't even get IE bookmarks over to Mozilla). My initial $39
      > investment in a boxed RH distro quickly climbed to more than I'd like
      > to admit. Endless hours spent on various Linux forums served only
      > to add to my frustrations.
      >
      > Has any degree of user friendliness (for the non-profesional) emerged
      > within the Linux distros during the past 8 months?
      >
      > I have received several recommendations to go with the SUSE / Win XP
      > combination to best serve my needs. Now for the real confusion: SUSE
      > personal or professional version? XP professional or Home edition? I
      > want a boxed version of each with all CDs and well written
      > documentation.
      >
      > I would greatly appreciate any helpful comments or suggestions from
      > the group.
      >
      > John
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