Linked by David Adams on Fri 27th Jun 2008 04:46 UTC, submitted by Rahul
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Erik Huggers, a Microsoft guy at the BBC, takes a look at Fedora 9 as his first Linux desktop and finds it surprisingly good. "I am glad that I got a chance to test drive Fedora and as a result have come to believe in the potential of Linux as a mainstream operating system. As Ashley said in this post last year, the BBC does a lot of work with open standards already - but in the future we plan to do more. We want to make iPlayer work on all operating systems including open source ones like Fedora and I am confident we'll make good progress on this before the end of the year."
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careful mixing repos
by TechGeek on Fri 27th Jun 2008 13:17 UTC
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Be very careful mixing repos. The downside of free packages is that people package them differently. I have had problems in the past using Livna and other repos together. I suggest you pick one. RPMforge is also a good site to go to. All the repos they list work together to prevent problems. I personally only use freshrpms. Anytime I need something they dont have, I go out and just get that package. Or compile my own from an SRPM so my system works correctly.

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