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Fedora Project: Updated Fedora Core Test Release: Severn

Oct 13, 2003, 21:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bill Nottingham)

Updated Fedora Core test release: Severn

WONDER ... at the bugs that have been fixed!

GROAN ... at the bugs that haven't been fixed!

MARVEL ... at Bill actually getting the download location and torrent names right!

Yes, it's another update of the Fedora Core test release, SEVERN.

Problems with SEVERN should be reported via bugzilla, at:


Please report bugs against 'Fedora Core', release 'test3'.

For more information on just what the Fedora Project and Fedora Core is, please see:


For discussion of SEVERN, send mail to:




in the subject line. You can leave the body empty. Or see:


As always, you can get SEVERN at redhat.com, specifically:


Or the following mirrors:

North America:
United States:

Czech Republic:

Denmark: Finland: Germany: Netherlands: Portugal:

One additional feature provided by the Linux community is the availability of SEVERN via BitTorrent.

http://torrent.dulug.duke.edu/severn-binary-iso.torrent http://torrent.dulug.duke.edu/severn-src-iso.torrent

RPMS for Red Hat Linux 7.3 through 9 of BitTorrent are available from:

Usage is simple:
btdownloadcurses.py --url http://URL.torrent

Allow incoming TCP 6881 - 6889 to join the torrent swarm. http://torrent.dulug.duke.edu/

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