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
"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..."