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Introduction

Points to note:

Red Hat Linux Boot screen
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1) Red Hat Linux Boot screen: (Image 1.1)

After configuring the system for booting from a CD, the Red Hat Linux Boot screen appears.

At this point, press Enter for the graphical Setup.

Welcome to Red Hat
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2) Welcome to Red Hat: (Image 1.2)

The "Welcome to Red Hat" screen appears with the option of Hiding the help pane (left side) or viewing the Release Notes.

Select Next when ready.

Language Selection
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3) Language Selection: (Image 1.3)

The Language Selection screen displays all of the languages available to install Red Hat with.

I chose English here, then Next.

 

Keyboard Configuration
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4) Keyboard Configuration: (Image 1.4)

Keyboard Configuration is next.

Highlight the best match for your particular system. Usually, the default works best.

Select Next when complete.

Mouse configuration
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5) Mouse Configuration: (Image 1.5)

Mouse Configuration is next.

Again, highlight the best match for your particular system.

Select Next when finished.

Installation Type
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6) Installation type: (Image 1.6)

Selection of a standard installation type is now available.

The options include Personal Desktop, Workstation, Server, or Custom.

For this particular guide, I selected Personal Desktop and then Next.

Partitioning your system
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7) Partitioning your system: (Image 1.7)

You are now faced with the option of automatically partitioning your system with the default values or selecting a more expert approach of choosing exactly what values each partition will be.

I chose Automatic, then selected Next.

Warning dialog box
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8) Warning dialog box: (Image 1.8)

If this is a new hard drive or a hard drive that no partitions currently exist, a warning dialog box will appear.

Select Yes to continue.

Automatic Partitioning
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9) Automatic Partitioning: (Image 1.9)

Here are the options of deleting all Linux partitions, deleting all partitions, or keep the disk structure as it already is.

If this is a new drive, any options work just fine, but, if you already have partitions defined, as in a Multi-Boot environment, be careful as to which selection and drive volume you choose.

Also, check the Review and modify box at the bottom to retain control over what happens to the hard drive and view the recommended configuration.

New hard drive structure
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10) New hard drive structure: (Image 1.10)

If you checked the Review and modify box, the new hard drive structure is displayed.

This fits my purposes, so I chose Next to continue.

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