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DesktopLinux: Product Review of Fedora Linux Core II

Aug 08, 2004, 17:00 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Adelstein)


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"We put Fedora through rigorous tests in a production environment. We installed it on three systems using two strictly as desktops and one as a workstation and server. The workload included producing commercial documentation, remote administration of six high traffic servers, a sales and secretarial desk. This allowed us to see how Fedora would perform over several days in the real world.

"The workstation/server ran on a Gateway 550 Pentium III with 384 MBs of PC 100 RAM, a 3Com Ethernet card and an ATI Rage 128 AGP video card. We configured it as a samba and NFS server. We also utilized it as a print server with a Brother 1440 Laser printer and an Epson 777 color printer. Finally, we attached an UMAX 3400 scanner..."

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