New System with Fedora

Liz Hare doggene at
Wed Jan 26 10:08:23 EST 2011

Thanks, Kirk!

I'm ordering a custom computer from Puget Systems, and haven't asked 
them yet about the possibility of a serial port.

Is it possible to use a Dectalk USB instead of serial Dectalk? It seems 
like that might be faster and more responsive anyway.

Thanks for your help,

On 1/26/2011 6:59 AM, Kirk Reiser wrote:
> I can't advise as to fedora but I just purchased a computer from Tiger
> Direct before Xmas which is a hex core Phenton that came stock with
> one serial port. It is made by IBuyPower which is a gamers computer
> but it was only $800.00 without a monitor so if you install using a
> serial synth there's at least one stock system which still has rs-232
> ports.
> On Tue, 25 Jan 2011, Liz Hare wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm about to buy a new workstation, primarily for statistical
>> analysis, and install Fedora on it.
>> Is it possible for me to install Fedora without help, if I get the
>> machine with nothing on it? What is the easiest way to set it up? (The
>> recommended Telnet method won't work if there isn't anything on there
>> already, and I doubt I can get a new machine with a serial port).
>> Thanks,
>> Liz
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