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Challenges of Upgrading Linux

Oct 04, 2007, 07:30 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Branham Singleton)

"Three years ago I chose to do that with Fedora, Apache2, and Sendmail. The initial configuration wasn't simple. I had to learn how to compile source code. I spent hours digging through forums and how-to articles to get my configurations correct. But after a couple of weeks working in my free time I had a stable, secure, Linux system with web access to my email. In the course of three years I never had to reboot the server and when I found security holes I did a quick up2date and it applied the upgrade and installed a patch. I was very happy with my new Fedora server and it ran perfectly until last Tuesday..."

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