"Apologies for the slight delay in publishing this review but
life got in my way a bit as it invariably does, the upside though
is that I spent a few days with Fedora 8 rather than just one or
two I had planned. I've used Fedora quite a bit in the past,
starting with the original Fedora Core a few years back. It seems
they've dropped the core bit from the name and I was anxious to see
what else had changed in the couple of years we'd been apart...
"As I'm sure most people reading this will know, Fedora is the
free branch of Red Hat Linux, probably the largest Linux
distributor around, at least in the enterprise market. As I
mentioned I've used Fedora since the original Fedora Core came out
years back. It was always an impressive system but I found it was
often awkward to use as a main home desktop. Setting up things like
multimedia codecs and proprietary video drivers was a bit of an
effort, not massive but still not the sort of thing a novice user
would relish. In the last couple of years I discovered Ubuntu and
was wooed away from Fedora. So coming back to it with a fresh
perspective how would I feel? I didn't know..."
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