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Fedora 9--An OS That Even the Linux Challenged Can Love

May 13, 2008, 15:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Scott Gilbertson)

"Fedora 9 features PackageKit for software management which can tie into a number of back ends regardless of what method you're using--UM, RPG, Apt, etc.

"PackageKit also supports on-demand software dependencies for default apps, print drivers and more. For example if you download a PDF file, but don't have a PDF viewer installed, when you try to open the file PackageKit sees that you don't have a PDF Viewer and offers to install the software you need--a definite win for the new user..."

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