When you install Red Hat Linux, you get a POSIX based, advanced, easy-to-administer
Operating System on your computer. It can be used as a UNIX workstation for any
purpose for which a complete, robust, and reliable multi-user multitasking
Internet operating system might be needed. It is perfect for applications
ranging from setting up an Internet Web or FTP server, Software development, or
even advanced Game playing. For Intel PC's, SPARC and Alpha based computers.
Comes complete with C, C++, Perl, Python, TCL/TK and other compilers, the X
Window system, pre-configured Apache Web server, Samba (Win95, Windows for
Workgroups) networking, FTP, POP (email). Full networking services including
TCP/IP, Ethernet, SLIP and PPP, email utilities, web browser, and much more.
Java Ready: Red Hat Linux is a great platform for learning Java and developing
Java applets. It also includes the Java Development Kit from Sun.
This amazing operating system is available by FTP from many sites on the
Internet or on CD ROM from Red Hat Software.
A listing of all the packages included in Red Hat Linux 4.1 is available
Full Complement of TCP/IP protocols
Network aliasing (virtual hosting)
Reads DOS FAT/VFAT and OS/2 file systems, and writes FAT/VFAT
Array of development tools
X/Y/Z modem protocols
Network connectivity via PPP & SLIP, Ethernet, Token Ring, and Arcnet.
X window system
Internet Tools (Web and FTP servers, browsers, many email clients,
Publishing ( Tex, LaTeX and more)
Games (Doom, Abuse, Tetris and more)
Metro-X Accelerated X Windows server
Java Development Kit allows full Java development environment
Updated Since Last Version
New features include:
From version 4.0, the following items have changed. Please also see the
architecture-independant announcement, which
lists even more exciting new
Modular 2.0.27 kernel
Sun's Java Development Kit
JDK 1.0.2 now ships with Red Hat Linux/Intel.
Improved X Windows support.
XFree86 3.2 supports more cards (including Matrox and #9 Imagine cards),
with better acceleration. Easier X Windows configuration. Just pick
your video card and monitor from the provided lists and you are done.
Latest MetroLink X server 3.1.2 (Only available with the Official
Red Hat Linux/Intel boxed set.)
New version 3.1 of the Red baron secure web browser.
Supports frames, SSL, and SET.
Faster than Netscape.
A complete listing of the packages included in Red Hat Linux/Intel is