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Flexbeta: Fedora: Road To The Desktop

Mar 18, 2004, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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"This article is intended on helping those that are interested in either switching to Linux or are curious as to what Linux has to offer. I will try to cover the basic components of a desktop and how Fedora can perform these basic tasks. We will cover the installation part of Fedora, to playing music, surfing the web and chatting. A bit of info on what Fedora is... 'The Fedora Project is a Red-Hat-sponsored and community-supported open source project. The Fedora project is a merger between Red Hat Linux and Fedora Linux.'

"Installing Fedora is as straight forward as installing Windows XP except for some differences in where you have to choose your monitor make and other hardware during the install process rather than having to configure these settings after installing; such as the Windows case. Fedora, like just about any other Linux distribution, lets you easily configure your new installation depending on what your needs are. The choices are clear: Desktop, Workstation, Server or you can choose a custom install which lets you take complete control of the installation process. Because this article is based on helping users migrate to Linux, Fedora in this case, we will choose the desktop install..."

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