Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 2nd Feb 2006 18:38 UTC, submitted by Moule
Fedora Core Fedora Core, a popular flavor of Linux being developed by the open-source community, is hardly hefty by today's operating system standards. But to fit the tight specs for the $100 laptop being designed by MIT's One-Lap-Per-Child group, Fedora will need to go on a crash diet, concedes its overseer, Red Hat. The Linux software maker confirmed today that it has donated $2 million [EUR 1.65 million] to the OLPC and joined as a corporate member and said it plans to put some of its brightest engineers to the task of slimming down Fedora before the laptops debut in early 2007.
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RE[2]: Wouldn't it be simpler...?
by Sodki on Fri 3rd Feb 2006 01:14 UTC in reply to "RE: Wouldn't it be simpler...?"
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Uh...correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't it say that they are building a custom Fedora version? Right in the article summary in fact.

No, the article says that they're gonna "slim down Fedora" and Fedora "will need to go on a crash diet", not that they're building a custom version.

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