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To: aclug-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: zeroheroz@xxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [aclug-L] NT Gimp
From: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 09 May 1999 10:43:48 -0500
Reply-to: aclug-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx


Simple solution: you need to get ahold of a Linux CD set.  What you've 
downloaded is only one component, and that particular component is, in 
general, only useful if you already have a running Linux system.

I recommend RedHat for those that are new to Linux.  You may find a
copy at places like Best Buy or CompUSA, or you can order it for a lot 
less from a place like CheapBytes, although I
*HIGHLY* recommend that you purchase the manual along with the CD from 

-- John

zeroheroz <zeroheroz@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Ok, at the risk of having my inbox flooded with various
> types of spam in punishment for
> being a newbie, I submit this question.
> I DL'd the latest kernel, 2.2.7.   Onto a 133mhz box with a
> fresh install of nt. I unzipped it
> and it showed up as one of those stupid generic "windows"
> file types.  How do I install it as
> an OS?  Mock me, cast aspersions in my direction but please
> tell me how to get
> Linux running on a box.... Thanks for your time .... Darrell

John Goerzen   Linux, Unix consulting & programming   jgoerzen@xxxxxxxxxxxx |
Developer, Debian GNU/Linux (Free powerful OS upgrade) |
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