Saturday, July 11, 2009


Ø To get start, first insert the RED HAT LINUX CD in CD-ROM and reboot the computer, first scene boot screen that offer the variety of option for booting.

Ø start the installation using graphical interface. The graphical interface supported a mouse and offer check boxes and text field for choosing software, configuring options.

Ø After check CD-ROM or skipping the checking, presented with a welcome screen, press to continue and then select the language for the installation.

Ø Then it will ask to select a keyboard. Choose the appropriate keyboard option which can be used to configure Linux support a specific language.

Ø Select the mouse type for Linux session, and also Linux support USB devices, including USB mice.

Ø To select the new partition on the hard drive, use add partition dialog box assign a mount point (such as /root/) assign a file system (like ext2, ext3, RAID, SWAP etc) assign the size of the partition and then press OK.

Ø Then screen appears asking to select a boot loader for booting RED HAT LINUX, GRUB and LILO are two types of boot loader it installed in the first sector of the Linux partition.

Ø And then to enter password, it will subsequently need to enter three passwords (BIOS, boot loader and login) in order to access Linux, then highlight OK and press .

Ø If installed the network adopter so select the graphical network Administration tools. Then insert the networking configuration information, when finish click OK and select firewall configuration.

Ø The medium setting might be acceptable for use and Internet protected by the firewall and served by an Internet gateway.

Ø And then select to install the software. If choose the personal desktop, workstation, or other installation type, the software packages appropriate for that installation will be selected. Each package provides many different individual software packages.

Ø After finishing the installation press OK and RED HAT LINUX will eject any inserted CD in CD-ROM. Reboot system the GRUB boot loader will present a graphical boot prompt and LILO boot loader also provide a graphical display…


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R.J. said...

I've never seen an installation written out for Red Hat before. First time for me seeing one. Well done.