Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 13th Nov 2003 05:19 UTC
Fedora Core Fedora Core 1 has been out now for a few days now and many faithful Linux fans have already installed it. Red Hat's Linux is still one of my favorite distributions because of one main reason: compatibility with Linux software. Red Hat is a market leader and following the market leader assures the least trouble for most users. But is this the case with Fedora Core?
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I think its light and fast
by Q on Wed 12th Nov 2003 21:27 UTC

I hate the added bloat to the fedora config so I tried building my system from a minimal install using yum for installs and dependency checks and adding the needed mp3,mplayer rpms after.
"yum install gnome*" installed x, samba, gnome and some utilities and to my suprise after setting the resolution startx loaded me into a very trim system. Then I did yum install openoffice*,xmms*,gedit*,gimp*,gaim*,epiphany*,balsa*,emacs* and redhat-config* and I was pretty much done cept for mp3s:-). Fedora isn't perfect but its an excellent start.