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Re: [vox] whichcd (and RedHat going _way_ commercial)
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Re: [vox] whichcd (and RedHat going _way_ commercial)

John McDonnell wrote:
On the 24th day of October, Jonathan Stickel said to me:

In fact, recently they announced they will not be building any more
distributions for single desktops; they have spun this off as the
so-called "Fedora Project".

And how, pray tell, is Fedora any different from Debian (OK, obviously
there's the RPM vs. deb thing) or Slackware? Red Hat makes a nicely
packaged distribution set and makes it available for download without
charging for or providing commerial support.

If you're comfortable enough to work on your own, it looks like Fedora should be fine. If you want the hand holding and paid support, go for enterprise. I'll be making sure I'm holding onto the baby next time I refresh the bath water.
I am comfortable on my own and certainly will be able to find an alternative. Perhaps Fedora will turn out to be completely viable. I am concerned about losing the extremely convenient RHNetwork update system, and maybe this will be wrapped into Fedora as well (but called something else?). We'll see. I was just spouting some initial reactions.


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