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Werewolf (Fedora 8) Upgrade in 3 Easy Steps Using yum

Recently, there was a request in one of my comments on this post. The request was for an easy way to upgrade from Fedora 7 to Fedora 8. So I took this on as a bit of a challenge. I … Continue reading

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Funny man page for rsyslogd

While doing my normal reading about new features in Fedora, I came across this snippet in the rsyslogd man page. The section I was reading was in regards to how to deal with security threats. 4. Disabling inet domain sockets … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Fedora Upgrade – Part 1

So its been a whole two days since I upgraded to Werewolf. I love it! Most everything works out of the box (OOTB), wireless, bluetooth, even suspend/resume seem to be possible for the first time! But one of the oddities … Continue reading

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Upgraded! Fedora 8 (Werewolf) is installed!

And so the saga continues! Transaction Summary ============================================================================= Install 98 Package(s) Update 1092 Package(s) Remove 2 Package(s) Total download size: 1.3 G Is this ok [y/N]: y Resulted in: $ cat /etc/*release Fedora release 8 (Werewolf) Fedora release 8 (Werewolf) … Continue reading

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Upgrading to werewolf

Wish me luck. I’ve decided to take the plunge and upgrade to werewolf tonight. After reading Max Spevack’s post about how to upgrade to Fedora 8, this post from Will Woods stating that Rawhide is now ready to go and … Continue reading

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Please define “Distribution”

As some of you may know, I am the founder of the Utah Open Source Foundation.  On November 10, we’ll be holding the Multi-Distro Release Party, and I planned on sharing Fedora (of course), OpenSUSE and Ubuntu.  Its the only … Continue reading

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*nix distribution poll, which is the best distro codename?

The fact that Ubunut, SUSE, OS X, OpenBSD and of course Fedora are coming out about one month from each other. I thought it would be useful to have a poll about which is the better name of the latest … Continue reading

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