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PR: Announcing Fedora Core 3 Test 2

Sep 20, 2004, 14:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bill Nottingham)

Coming soon to a site near you... for the first time, it's the new, digitally remastered, Fedora Core 3 Test 2!

Now, you can take home this never before seen four-disc set, chock full of new software and exciting bonus features! Includes hundreds of new and updated packages over the original edition, including:

  • a minor change to the device model, switching from a static /dev to a dynamic /dev provided by udev
  • SELinux enablement
  • the GNOME 2.8 release candidate
  • KDE 3.3.0
  • X.org X11 6.8.0

Please report problems at:


File bugs against product 'Fedora Core', release 'fc3test2'.

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


Fedora Core 3 Test 2 is available at the following sites:

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


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.


See http://torrent.linux.duke.edu/ for other forms, including SRPMS and the DVD iso. RPMS for BitTorrent are available from:


Usage is simple:

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

Allow incoming TCP 6881 - 6889 to join the torrent swarm.

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