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Archive for October, 2006

PHP4 on Fedora Core 6

Thursday, October 26th, 2006

The need for PHP4 has not changed much since Fedora Core 5 (FC5). Hence I have taken the time to update the SRC.RPM that I had originally distributed for FC5 to support Fedora Core 6 (FC6). Included are several security updates as well. FC5 users who used this file previously should update.
The updated source RPM […]

Fedora Core 6 Released

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006

After some rather clunky Test releases, buggy installers and 3 delays, Fedora Core 6 “Zod” is finally released!
The full list of features can be found on the FC6 Release Summary.
Please download using the official mirror list or through Bittorrent. The release notes give a comprehensive list of changes. There is also a Fedora Core 6 […]

NTFS No Longer “Forbidden” in Fedora

Sunday, October 22nd, 2006

It appears as though NTFS support in Fedora is no longer considered to be a “Forbidden Item“. A request has been made to include NTFS-3G into Fedora Extras.
This has always seemed silly to me. The kernel has had NTFS read-only support for years. The kernel source shipped by Fedora includes the source to the driver. […]