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Sun Aug 8 23:33:00 UTC 2004
Robert Morrison wrote:
> Greetings everyone,
> I am a long time fed up Windows user. I have run Linux on my computer
> before, but at that time I wasn't very computer savvy (not that I'm
> very computer savvy now either way) and didn't spend much time getting
> to learn it. My machine is a Compaq Presario 5190, and I purchased the
> Official Fedora Companion book, which came with the Fedora Core
> Publisher's Edition CD ROM. I got through most of the installation
> with no problem until after I set my root password I get a prompt that
> says "Your machine is not supported by this version of Fedora". Three
> years ago this computer was running Red Hat Linux 5.2... so what's the
> deal with it not bieng able to run Fedora? Is there any chance in hell
> that I might be able to get this to run, or is there a version of
> Fedora out there that my computer will run? I don't want to run
> Window's 2000 on my computer anymore becuase I'm tired of suffering.
> Any help will be greatly appreciated.
> Robert Morrison
The best Linux distribution is the one that runs on your
computer. Fedora is far from being the only one.
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