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PR: Announcing Fedora Core 3 Test 1

Jul 13, 2004, 16:30 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bill Nottingham)
[ witty or not-so-witty reference ]

Yes, it's time for the [number] test release of Fedora Core [number]. Fedore Core [number] includes various new features, such as KDE [version], GNOME [version], and the [version] kernel.

[call for testing]

[admonition about production use]

Problems with Fedora Core [number] test [number] should be reported via bugzilla, at:

http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/

Please report bugs against 'Fedora Core', release 'test1'.

For more information on just what the Fedora Project and Fedora Core is, please see:

http://fedora.redhat.com/

For discussion of Fedora Core test releases, send mail to:

fedora-test-list-request@redhat.com

with

subscribe

in the subject line. You can leave the body empty. Or see:

https://listman.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-test-list/

As always, you can get Fedora Core test releases at redhat.com, specifically:

http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/test/2.90/

Or on the following mirrors:

More mirrors will come online in the near future; check:

http://fedora.redhat.com/download/mirrors.html

for a list of mirrors that carry Fedora Core.

One additional feature provided by the Linux community is the availability of Fedora Core releases via BitTorrent.

http://torrent.linux.duke.edu/FC3-test1-binary-i386.torrent
http://torrent.linux.duke.edu/FC3-test1-binary-x86_64.torrent

http://sunsite.mff.cuni.cz/fedora-torrent/FC3-test1-binary-i386.torrent
http://sunsite.mff.cuni.cz/fedora-torrent/FC3-test1-binary-x86_64.torrent

See http://torrent.linux.duke.edu/ and
http://sunsite.mff.cun.cz/fedora-torrent/ for other forms, including SRPMS and the DVD iso.

RPMS for Red Hat Linux 7.3 through 9 and Fedora Core 1 of BitTorrent are available from:

http://torrent.linux.duke.edu/btrpms/

Usage is simple:

btdownloadcurses.py --url http://URL.torrent

Allow incoming TCP 6881 - 6889 to join the torrent swarm.
http://torrent.linux.duke.edu/