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A Review of Fedora 8, on the PowerPC

Nov 29, 2007, 21:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Having heard much--nearly all of it positive--about the Fedora Project's latest offering, Fedora 8, I decided to change direction somewhat and review this GNU/Linux distribution on a Power Macintosh G4. Remember, the Fedora distribution is officially supported on, as of this version, three processing architectures: x86 (32-bit), x86-64 (also known as AMD64), and PowerPC.

"What inspired this idea is my experience with another distribution I tried last year, Edubuntu GNU/Linux Edgy Eft. This distribution did show differences in the state of the packages' functionality in several cases when going to PowerPC. I wanted to see if the maintainers of Fedora were consistent with their distribution..."

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