[Fedora-marketing-list] Re: Slashdot interview with FedoraProjectleader Max Spevack

Gian Paolo Mureddu gmureddu at prodigy.net.mx
Wed Aug 23 21:11:14 UTC 2006

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Tejas Dinkar escribió:
> On Wed, 2006-08-23 at 14:54 +0200, Nicola Losito wrote:
>> [GPM original message] However now knowing that Fedora is "no
>> longer" a "Linux power user/enthusiast" distro any more (or so I
>> deduce from some of the postings and points made by Rahul), I'd
>> really be interested, as I tended to think that two niches were
>> covered by either Ubuntu and Fedora.
> wtf is a power user distro anyway?
> You can call something a newbie distro, as newbies have a limited
> skill set, and are used to doing things a certain way... (*cough*
> winblows *cough*)
> But A poweruser distro?
> A true power user may sit and compile Linux From Scratch. A power
> user can just as easily make a stable system out of a live CD.
That would be Linux hardcore user... Power users are not
hackers/programmers, only ordinary users with a lot of knowledge of
the system. They feel comfortable compiling stuff, yes, but as anyone
would also tell you, they also like the advantages of having things
> What I'm trying to say is, there is no such thing as a distro for
> power users.
> Power users need tools, and all linux distros provide the same, or
>  really similar tools. Fedora is no exception.
> Gja
Indeed. However some make things "easier" than others for these users,
or some others have a more "friendly" layout. I would have to agree
with Rahul here, it'd boil down to how much can you tweak without
touching the source/rebuilding (with -O3)
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