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Fedora 9 Review

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

After spending a good deal of time configuring Fedora 9 I thought I would take this opportunity to provide my thoughts and feedback. The following is my Review of Fedora 9 (F9).
“Sulphur” smells only just a little.
Installation Media
The first thing I was happy to see was that the team finally decided to offer Fedora 9 […]

Fedora 9 Released

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

Can you feel the burn of “Sulphur” ?
After an unfortunate 2 week delay the Fedora project just announced the release of Fedora 9. Fedora has always been known to be the latest and greatest and this release is no different, rough edges and all. A great deal of hard work has been done to put […]

Download Older Versions of Fedora

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

A frequently asked question is: Where can I find a specific older version of Fedora? The correct answer is: If you CANNOT find it on the official Fedora Mirror List, then chances are it is too old and not supported.
Unless you need an older version for some very specific task, I strongly recommend that you […]

Fedora 8 Released

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Do you fear the “Werewolf” * ?
The Fedora project just released Fedora 8 with a great deal of enthusiasm. Fedora had been slipping behind in the past few releases and there have always been quality issues, but the team hopes this release will put them back on track.
The highlights from the Release Summary:
Graphics/Multimedia

PulseAudio - […]

Fedora 7 Review

Wednesday, June 13th, 2007

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Fedora 7 Released

Thursday, May 31st, 2007

Time for some “Moonshine”!
Even before the official announcement, Max Spevack, leader of the Fedora Project, issued several words with his enthusiasm for all the work put into this release.
If you did not notice the release is called Fedora 7 and not Fedora Core 7 and this represents the most significant change. The previous devision of […]

Dell Linux Survey

Tuesday, March 13th, 2007

Dell’s IdeaStorm provided a method for Dell customers to provide feedback to the company on what consumers really wanted. Not surprisingly, the biggest request was for Dell to pre-installed Linux on their Desktops and Laptops.
Currently there are vendors who support Linux on their computers, however most of this focus has been on enterprise […]

Linux Opinions and Directions

Sunday, February 25th, 2007

If you pay attention to Linux news, I’m sure you’ve heard that Eric S. Raymond (commonly called “ESR”) has dumped Fedora in favor of Ubuntu. In case you’re wondering who he is, he is the author of The Cathedral and the Bazaar which is one of the best essays about open source development (highly recommended […]