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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Seems very nice, but Ive already jumped ship
by Allolex on Thu 13th Nov 2003 12:15 UTC

Ive been using Redhat since version 7.1 and immediately decided to jump ship when Redhat split its market. I installed Debian Woody yesterday and I just finished compiling sound and USB support into the 2.4.22 kernel. Im sure I could have installed Fedora Core 1.0, but I was so irked by the changes Redhat made that I decided to switch to another distribution---at least for my home distribution. (Ironically, I am leaving Redhat on our production machines for the time being.)

I guess Ive outgrown Redhat anyway. Its also nice to be able to do: apt-get install There just seem to be more Debian packages out there.