Fwd: Has fedora lost its charm ? ? ?

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Tue May 1 01:03:30 UTC 2007


Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-04-30 at 07:49 +0100, Jonathan Roberts wrote:
>> Looking at Ubuntu 7.04 tour I'd say these look like the major
>> additions to Ubuntu:
>>
>> *Windows migration tool
> 
> I don't think it will be long before you see this in Fedora; the
> fuse-libs, ntfs-3g and ntfsprogs are present on the Live CD I tried, and
> I'd bet they're on the general-purpose DVD spin as well.  This is a pet
> issue I briefly stumped for -- it would be great to be able to include
> modules in firstboot to offer users the ability to migrate content
> (email, bookmarks, etc.) from an existing Windows partition into
> appropriate Fedora apps.

I did look at this btw. The tool in Ubuntu is based on the debian 
packaging system and cannot be easily ported to Fedora. We probably need 
to write something from scratch which is a pity.

Rahul




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