Re: A 'clean' OS?

From: Deeter (
Date: 02/17/03

From: Deeter <>
Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2003 19:30:37 GMT

On Mon, 17 Feb 2003 11:20:42 -0500, (Colonel Sam Flagg, U.S.
Army Intelligence (ret)) wrote:

>In article <>, passerby@thisng
>> On 17 Feb 2003, steve harris wrote:
>> >Passerby wrote:
>> After much thought, I ordered Mandrake Standard from,
>> only to be told that they couldn't supply me with this product! So much
>> for Linux...
>Just download Redhat 8.0+, you don't need to be much of a geek to use
>it. Learn how to burn an ISO, make sure you know how to get your BIOS to
>boot from CD, put in the RedHat cd and follow directions. I think the
>setup is easier than Windows.
>I think your strategy would work. To keep things a little more simple,
>don't use any desktop email client, get a webmail account. Use an .html
>file for your bookmarks and keep it on a webpage somewhere.

You can still use Mandrake, they offer free downloads of the standard
edition from their ftp server. It may be a little more user friendly
for the linux novice to get Mandrake up and running with all their

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with sense, reason, and intellect has inteded us to forego their use."
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