A while back (maybe back when we were still split between
fedora.redhat.com and fedoraproject.org), we had some code on a few of
our pages that allowed basic web statistics to be sucked into Red Hat's
larger web traffic analysis program -- the stuff that tracks visits for
redhat.com, jboss.com, etc.
Red Hat uses something called Omniture for this.
In Fedora, we use awstats to track lots of things about people who visit
*.fedoraproject.org, and I personally find those stats to be very
interesting and revealing.
The folks who manage Red Hat's Omniture stuff would like to add in a
little bit of tracking into Fedora's websites.
My understanding is that this would involve the addition of some
join.html, release notes, whatever. We can discuss that).
The purpose of adding this in would be to allow Red Hat's larger web
analysis group to see how Fedora traffic compares to and maps to other
Red Hat traffic. This would be valuable to them, and I would ask the
Fedora Websites team to allow Jesse Eversole (Red Hat engineer who I
have copied on this message) to share more details with you and then
consider the proposal.
Thank you for your time.
We have submitted the italian translation for fedorahosted in the
repository, but the site not reflect the possibility to choose "it" lang.
Francesco Tombolini <tombo(a)adamantio.net>
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On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 11:19:50PM +1030, Tim wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-02-15 at 12:22 +0000, Pedro Freire wrote:
> Before burning, and potentially wasting a disc, *I* check the downloaded
> ISO against the checksum. After that check, I move onto the next step
> (burning the disc, or simply using that file on the hard drive).
Good advice. It would help if the sha1sums were readily available. To
download the DVD image for F8, I went to http://fedoraproject.org/,
and clicked on "Get Fedora" in the left hand column. That took me to
http://fedoraproject.org/get-fedora. Now, I may be getting blind in my
old age, but I see no reference to [check|sha1|md5|etc...]sums on that
To get the sha1sums (and the rescue CD image) I grabbed the URL of the
DVD ISO, edited out the file name of the ISO file, and opened that URL
in another tab. I was then able to pull in the rest of the kit.
How about providing direct links to these files on the download page?
> Before *you* download another four gigs, do that check, and see if what
> you've downloaded is fine. If so, it's burning that you need to
> concentrate on, and you can use what you've already downloaded, getting
> it again is just going to be a waste. If not, then it's downloading
> issues that you need to resolve.
> Some reference material:
Generally a useful page, except:
* It refers to F7, not F8.
* It refers to Windows tools and procedures. That's fine for folks
using Windows. However, news flash: there are other operating
systems in the world: Mac OS X, Free BSD, HP-UX, and one you may not
have heard of called "Linux".
Again, as near as I can tell, no discussion of check sums or how to
get and use them.
And the main download page should have direct links to this sort of
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