Linked by Robert C. Dowdy on Tue 8th Oct 2002 02:36 UTC
Red Hat I know what you're thinking, but don't worry. This article isn't 'Yet Another Red Hat 8.0 Review'. This article is primarily about using Red Hat 8.0 if you happen to be a newbie, but it's also about using Red Hat 8.0 if you happen to be a KDE user. Why? I happen to be a KDE user, so it makes sense I'd focus more on what I know the most about. Plus, I still remember the frustration of staring with something akin to terror at a blank command line with lots of ideas about what I'd like to do and very little knowledge of how to do it.
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by Anonymous on Tue 8th Oct 2002 13:23 UTC

I'll echo the sentiments posted by many here -- thanks for the great article!

As a long-time Mandrake and SuSE user, I fell in love with the first 8.0 "Limbo" beta and now I'm running 8.0 full-time. I have a few gripes with it (as I do with all distros) including: no menu-editor (but that's a Gnome fault, not RH), no way to use the awesome new package manager to install from ftp, no samba configuration gui (I hate swat), and no intgration of fonts installed in ~/.fonts and OO.o (as you point out).

Other than those issues, it is most beautiful, most stable, most professional-looking distribution I've tried. I really like Mandrake 9.0 too, but RH 8.0 has won me over. I've got all my plugins working great, including those installed with my crossover plugin, java, etc. My nvidia drivers are working great and I'm loving the UT2003 demo.

It's all good!

Note to RH: keep up the amazing work!!