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A Practical Guide to Red Hat® Linux® 8 by Mark G. Sobell

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Installing Red Hat Linux (Overview)

It is not difficult to install and bring up a GNU/Linux system, but the more you know about the process before you start, the easier it is. The installation software collects information about your system and can help you make decisions. However, your system will work better for you when you know how you want your disk partitioned rather than letting the install program partition it without your input. Your screen will be easier to use if you know what resolution you want. There are many details, and the more details you take control of, the happier you will be with the finished product. If you read this section in conjunction with the Red Hat installation manual, you will end up with a system that you understand ...

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