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After a short detour, I'm back in Fedora 13 x86_64 with Xfce � and I remain impressed

Jul 23, 2010, 19:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven Rosenberg)

"Whenever I make a major jump to a new computer and/or operating system, there's usually quite a bit of distro-hopping instability as I try to figure out what works best for my hardware, my work and my moods.

"After I had Fedora 13 x86_64 with Xfce firmly planted on my new Lenovo G555 laptop, I (presumptively) attributed problems (on which I'll elaborate in a future post) with a couple of applications to either Fedora 13 or the Fedora-packaged applications, deciding to wipe F13 Xfce and try a couple other things.

"During this wandering period of distro-hopping, I learned that the wired Ethernet chip in this laptop isn't exactly a household name in the world of free, open-source operating systems."

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