Linux Magazine: Where Does a Red Hat Linux User Go Now?
Jun 03, 2004, 01:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Doug Fort, Joe Griffin)
"At face value, Red Hat's announcement seemed like terrible
news. A significant, influential, and popular Linux distribution
was being obsoleted, seemingly leaving serious hobbyists,
developers, and small businesses in a lurch. Yet buried in Red
Hat's announcement was a reference to the Fedora Project, a
'development forum for new Linux and open source technology'
sponsored by Red Hat. A merger between Red Hat Linux and the Fedora
Linux project, a community project dedicated to building
high-quality, third-party RPMs for Red Hat Linux, the Fedora
Project promised hope for those migrating from existing Red Hat
"But is Fedora a viable option? And for whom? Anxious to answer
some burning questions, we doffed the Red Hat and donned a Fedora
to find out just how well the new hat fits..."