Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 19th Nov 2007 08:03 UTC, submitted by Rahul
Fedora Core The Fedora Project builds a world-class Linux operating system, consisting of entirely free (meaning both zero-cost and full source code available) software, that is used by companies, organizations and individuals worldwide, says Cio.com.
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by Arkansas_Rebel on Tue 20th Nov 2007 00:22 UTC
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I have never had any problems with corrupted downloads from what I understand the CD burner settings are set to high or they have defective disk which is not uncommon.

I downloaded the live version this time and installed to disk with a custom install. I always have separate partitions/logical for /boot, /, /home, /usr, swap, /var and /opt sometimes depending on what I am setting up. Learning and becoming familiar with the distro helps considerably, a lot of the problems can be resolved from reading up on configurations before the install. One of the nicest features is logical volume management being able to re-size or extend a volume online is pretty nice. Plus, using ACL file permissions, turn on SELinux and the firewall.

I am still in the works of setting up my website with howtos and mapping out all of the multi-media setup for (home users). It is amazing how Fedora Core advances in features and functionality with each release. I just got my RHCT in RHEL5.1 and will be taking the RHCE in March 2008 however my workplace bought me a license for RHEL5.1 server it was around $350 so I can have my test box and dev station at work.

After I get through with my RHCE I will run Fedora on my laptop/workstations all the time. At home I use Fedora Core 8 and it is one word awesome!

Since I have spent a lot of time on studying a lot of the configuration problems I had in the past are easy to over-come from training and work.

The nice thing about Fedora is configuration is very easy once you have the system loaded you can add/remove any system components you need to and I no longer install KDE desktop manager. Enough rambling on, the key concepts is figuring out how you want to partition out your box, always leave some free space so you can fdisk the space maybe create a raid array (software) or another logical partition separately so you can store stuff and you can leave it when you do another clean install. Just make a directory and edit /etc/fstab and mount it up. The power of the CLI never ceases to impress me, one last note don't forget to edit your ifcfg-eth0 with autoneg off speed 100 duplex full...

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