Re: Redhat vs Fedora??

From: Jim Richardson (
Date: 02/13/04

Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2004 07:42:07 -0800

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On 12 Feb 2004 17:54:35 -0800,
 Dano <> wrote:
> I've noticed that most programs for RedHat linux come in easy to
> install packages and I was wondering if that was the same for the
> Fedora core 1 that is out. I'm trying to find the right type of linux
> for me, and RedHat 9 has some compatibility issues with my monitor or
> something. I'm using it for a school project in my operating systems
> class, so I need to have the source code available, so Mandrake is out
> because I'm a college student and can't afford to pay for anything.
> With all the research and work I've done on it already, I'd like to
> find a version that I could stick with after the project, which kind
> of rules out redhat 8.0 even though that works nicely, because it's
> not being maintained anymore. But I can't seem to find enough
> information about Fedora to see if it's quite what I'm looking for.
> If anyone could offer me some help that would be really great.
> Dano

If you want to stick with RH8. Take a look at
<> I have switched two servers from
RH7.2/7.3, to Fedora legacy, and keeping them uptodate has become even
easier. These are working web servers getting 10+ million hits a day.
Works great so far.

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Jim Richardson
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