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OSNews: Preview: Limbo Time

Jul 17, 2002, 08:30 (18 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adam Scheinberg)

[ Thanks to Gentu for this link. ]

"Seeing a Red Hat Beta so soon after the release of Red Hat Linux 7.3 is both surprising and exciting - I've used many flavors of Linux and always come back to Red Hat on the desktop. First off, the installation program is second only to Caldera's Lizard. Secondly, the GUI is usually responsive in most cases. Thirdly, the software is easy to find. Lastly, Red Hat seems to set the standard for Linux - until distributions are more compatible, I am content with Red Hat. Limbo is a major upgrade to Red Hat Linux from a user standpoint, so I'd like to discuss the pros and cons of this specific distribution as a comparison to other Red Hat distributions; this is not a 'Why You Should Use Red Hat' article.

"Limbo, the code-name for the newest Red Hat BETA release, is labeled Red Hat Linux 7.3.92. It is evident, after only a few days of use, that this is likely a BETA release of Red Hat 8.0, as it changes the Red Hat Linux experience considerably..."

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Red Hat: New Red Hat Beta, LIMBO, Announced(Jul 03, 2002)