OSNews: Fedora Core Test 3 Review
Oct 21, 2003, 20:30 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Fedora Test 3, is, most certainly, as the name says, a test. In
my experience there are a few problems and a few bugs that would
keep me from recommending it as an everyday desktop replacement,
but nonetheless, Fedora is an Operating System (distro) worth
"First, a few things about me. I've been using Linux for quite a
while now, with my first experience being an old Mandrake version
that I bought to install on my very old Packard Bell. Since then,
I've been using Linux off-and-on. I will usually run some version
of Linux as my primary desktop for a few months until something
happens on Windows that makes me want to switch, and vice-versa.
What I'm getting at is that I believe my self to be fairly
knowledgeable on Linux.
"Next, about my install. I installed Fedora Test 3 on a Dell
Dimension 4400 with a 2.2 GHz Pentium 4 and 512 Mb of RAM, and an
ATI Radeon 9600 Pro. A fairly normal setup, I believe. At first I
tried upgrading my earlier RedHat Linux 9 install, but decided,
ultimately, to perform a clean install..."