What's on the CD-ROMs

What's on the CD-ROMs

You can find the following software on the Red Hat Linux 9 CD-ROMs:

  • Linux kernel 2.4.20 with driver modules for all major PC hardware configurations, including IDE/ATA and SCSI drives, PCMCIA devices, and CD-ROMs

  • A complete set of installation and configuration tools for setting up devices (such as the keyboard and mouse) and services

  • A graphical user interface based on the XFree86 4.3.0 package, with GNOME and KDE desktops

  • Full TCP/IP networking for Internet, LANs, and intranets

  • Tools for connecting your PC to your Internet service provider (ISP) using PPP, SLIP, or dial-up serial communications programs

  • A complete suite of Internet applications, including electronic mail (sendmail and mail), news (inn), Telnet, FTP, DNS, and NFS

  • Apache httpd (Web) server 2.0.40, to turn your PC into a Web server; and Mozilla 1.2.1, to surf the Net

  • Ximian Evolution 1.2.2 email and calendar application

  • OpenOffice.org 1.0.2 office suite with word processor, spreadsheet, presentation software, and more

  • Samba 2.2.7a LAN Manager software for Microsoft Windows connectivity and incorporate Linux systems into a Windows network

  • Several text editors (for example, GNU Emacs 21.2; vim)

  • Graphics and image manipulation software, such as The GIMP, XPaint, Xfig, Gnuplot, Ghostscript, Ghostview, and ImageMagick

  • Programming languages (GNU C and C++ 3.2.2, Perl 5.8.0, Tcl/Tk 8.3.5, Python 2.2.2, GNU AWK 3.1.1) and software development tools (GNU Debugger 5.3, CVS 1.11.2, RCS 5.7, GNU Bison 1.35, flex 2.5.4a, TIFF, and JPEG libraries)

  • Support for industry standard Executable and Linking Format (ELF) and Intel Binary Compatibility Specification (iBCS)

  • A complete suite of standard UNIX utilities from the GNU project

  • Tools to access and use DOS files and applications (mtools 3.9.8)

  • Text-formatting and typesetting software (DocBook, groff, TeX, and LaTeX)