So Long and Thanks for All the Fish
ja at jaa.org.uk
Mon Apr 28 09:39:18 UTC 2008
On Sun, 2008-04-27 at 18:43 -0600, kwhiskerz wrote:
> I, for one:
> -love fedora (began in 97 or 98 with redhat 5 and never left). I try other
> distros long enough to get them installed, for about 5 minutes, but NEVER
> migrate my personal information to any other system, as I see, time and
> again, that it is all just Linux and Fedora has the best support and
> maintenance. It is simply reliable. I use fedora-testing, so occasionally
> there might be a glitch that takes 2-3 days to get repaired. In all, a super
> -rpm and yum are solid and reliable and simply work. I have tried at least 3
> installations of Kubuntu and apt broke on the very first update and I
> couldn't even get the sytem updated from the live cd to the new versions on
> the repository - that is not good.
> -I do get impatient with Fedpora sometimes, as it could sometimes be more
> bleeding edge for my taste (I read about cool things I want to try, hence
> install, as mentioned above, but this distro is where everything works).
> -new kernels bring new features, repair problems, and to my glee, whenever
> something has not quite worked or gotten broken, a couple of days later and
> voilà, a new kernel and a reboot and I am again happy.
> -I love the updates. So many new features, and I just can't wait to try them,
> and I wake up in the morning to see a whole slew of new fixes. I just can't
> wait to install them.
> Fedora is simply mature, well-maintained, reliable and serious... suitable for
> anyone, even beginner (as I was when I began with redhat), who wishes to get
> the computer out of the back pocket and onto the desktop.
> Keep up the superb work, guys!
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