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

Leo sdl.web at gmail.com
Mon Oct 30 08:34:07 UTC 2006

On Mon, 30/10/06, Rino Mardo wrote:

> Leo, there's a reason why FC comes in all 5 CDs and one of them is to help
> users avoid downloading, let's say, developer tools should they need it.
> Ubuntu, if you will check, mostly you will have to do more downloads if you
> want something more (like developer tools) and it's not really advisable for
> a country like the Philippines where connection speed is terrible to keep on
> downloading in order to get your install complete. Should your friend
> require FC6 CDs or DVDs we can provide him a copy professional-made by the
> FedoraProject and already checked for errors (if any). Please goto
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Distribution/FreeMedia to request for it.

If we assume Fedora is for Desktop users, I think reducing the number
of CDs is a must. Make it within 2 CDs would be nice. At least there
should be an install option that does not require all 5 CDs.

> I can also personally hand-over the CDs to your friend if he lives near
> Manila (and if he can wait) as I will be having my yearly vacation May 2007.
> By the way, I'm the Fedora Ambassador for the Philippines
> (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/RinoMardo) ;-)

Thanks for your offer. I'm thinking of bring his computer back in a
month as he chose to format all partitions and didn't complete the
install due to some file errors.


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