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Linux.com: Review: Fedora Core 2

Jun 01, 2004, 22:45 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Barber)

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"As I sit before my new installation of Fedora Core 2 (FC2) I'm reminded of the first time I had to put down a beloved dog. FC2 suffers from some fatal flaws. For most people, it will be best to put this malformed whelp out of its misery and wait for the Fedora Project's next litter of pups, which promises some awesome powers.

"Though the installation for me was flawless, I am a firm believer in clean installs, so I have not tested how well FC2 does an upgrade installation. Also, there are reports that installing FC2 in a dual-boot configuration with Windows 2000 or XP might cause the Windows side of the machine to fail. Readers contemplating this configuration should thoroughly read bug #115980. (It is hard to resist the temptation to ask whether this is really a bug or just a security feature, and why anyone would want to run Windows anyway...)"

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