[techtalk] RedHat newbie question

Theresa Radke theresa at corelcity.com
Sat Dec 18 18:24:15 EST 1999

And another nice thing about redhat upgrade install, or expert install is that when looking at the packages, you can press f1 (i think it is f1) and get a brief description of the package and what it is suppose to do.

On Sat, 18 Dec 1999 13:56:14 -0800 Nicole Zimmerman <colby at wsu.edu> wrote:
>You can reboot to do what looks like the installation again (follow the
>same path you did to install in the first place), and choose "upgrade"
>instead of install. This will let you add any packages you didn't add
>the first time (you might use expert mode for this to see exactly what's
>going on). :o)
>This (I think) would be the easiest way to get stuff on there that you
>didn't catch the first time (without trying to figure out which package
>does what off of your install CD to do it manually). :o)
>Rebecca Gutterman wrote:
>> I just installed RedHat 6.0, didn't examine what it was installing too
>> closely just accepted defaults.  Is it possible there was no compiler
>> installed?  (which cc, which gcc both say no gcc in <path> ).
>> If so, how can I install it (or do I  need to reinstall RedHat?).
>> Install directions seem to want to use gcc to do the installation.
>> Chicken, egg, etc.
>> Please excuse my extreme cluelessness, I'll catch up I swear.
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