[Fedora-marketing-list] Re: Ubuntu Release Party in Beijing, what about Fedora?

Thomas Chung tchung at fedoraproject.org
Mon Oct 30 01:54:04 UTC 2006

On 10/29/06, Leo <sdl.web at gmail.com> wrote:
> Speaking of installation, if I want to help someone install GNU/Linux,
> I have much more confidence to go with Ubuntu than Fedora. For one
> thing with Fedora I need 5 CDs (dont tell me about DVD it is not
> available on some areas), the chance of getting a corrupted CD is much
> much bigger. Secondly the installation has not been tested thoroughly
> i.e. it failed in a lot of machines. For my own desktop, I actually
> have to do a minimal FC5 install and then upgrade to FC6. It is very
> dangerous to frustrate newcomers in their first try. They will never
> come back to Fedora and try their every effort to persuade others to
> go away. I feel very sorry for a friend in Philippines, I recommend
> him to try FC. He managed to download the 5CDs with 60k/s to find out
> it didn't install for him.

Please have him to contact me direct if he can't afford to buy from
local or online vendors.
We'll accommodate him from Fedora Free Media Program[1].
[1] http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Distribution/FreeMedia
Thomas Chung

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