PC World: Trying on a New Hat
May 01, 2004, 04:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Newton)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"I got a ton of e-mail responding to my last column, the second
update on my 'Linux for Grandma' project. Dozens of messages
suggested that I download Fedora Core, the community-based
distribution spearheaded by Red Hat, whose commercial products now
focus solely on enterprise users.
"I have to admit that I'd been reluctant to give Fedora a try. I
was unconvinced that an active and loyal community would grow up
around it, and also feared that Red Hat's enterprise focus would
color the Fedora Project's work, distracting it from improvements
that matter to nonenterprise users..."