Red Hat Linux was a popular early Linux distribution, that was made available as a boxed set available in stores.

ISO images of the Free non-commercial editions of 6.2 and later are available here:

In 2003 "Red Hat Linux" was replaced with "Red Hat Enterprise Linux" and "Fedora Linux"

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Red Hat Linux 5.0 includes the Metro-X X Server, BRU2000-PE, and RealPlayer Real Audio Client and Server.


Category: Operating System
Platform: Linux
Release: 1997
End of Life: Unknown
Disk Space: 40 MB
Required CPU: 386
Type: Console (Text)


Name Version Size Language Architecture Contents
Red Hat Linux - Intel 5.0.5 (ISO)  5.0.5 706.79 MB English x86-32 CD-ROM ISO
Red Hat Linux 5.0 Manual  5.0 952.62 KB English x86-32 File Archive