Linux???? is it real

From: Scott Walde <>
Date: Mon Jan 5 21:33:39 1998

On Mon, 5 Jan 1998 wrote:

> Hi all!
> > they all run the same kernal and to a great extent the same software.
> Yes to a point, Redhat uses RPM to assist installation, others
> (mostly) uses standard slackware installation/setup format.
> I'm not sure if redhat makes of the s/w from other places other than
> redhat especially with that installation or loading them onto hd.

Ummm... RedHat, Caldera, and Debian can all use RPMS. Packages that
aren't RPMed are usually .tar.gz or .tgz and can be installed by RTFMing.

Remember, it's still possible to install windoze software that _doesn't_
use the install wizard.

Received on Mon Jan 05 1998 - 21:33:39 GMT

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