[in the news] Linux Format magazine article - Ubuntu vs. Fedora: Which is best?

Sergey Podushkin psv at abbris.ru
Mon Dec 13 05:52:05 UTC 2010

Paul-Marc Bougharios пишет:
> On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 06:13, Misha Shnurapet
> <shnurapet at fedoraproject.org <mailto:shnurapet at fedoraproject.org>> wrote:
>     13.12.2010, 00:15, "Robyn Bergeron" <robyn.bergeron at gmail.com
>     <mailto:robyn.bergeron at gmail.com>>:
>      > Thanks to the folks on the users at fp.o mailing list for sharing
>     this one:
>      >
>      >
>     http://www.techradar.com/news/software/operating-systems/ubuntu-vs-fedora-which-is-best--907546?artc_pg=1
>      > The Ubuntu team, for example, have radically altered their
>     installer for this release to make everything simpler, easier and
>     more efficient. One of the new tricks is to have the installer
>     collect user input (such as usernames and passwords) while the
>     system install is taking place.
>      > Enter your user data and system info while the installer is
>     writing packages to the disk, to save a little bit of time.
>     I think it's a great idea.
>     --
>     Best regards,
>     Misha Shnurapet, Fedora Project Contributor
>     http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Shnurapet
>     shnurapet AT fedoraproject.org <http://fedoraproject.org>, GPG: 00217306
> Except that it has some issues such as locking/freezing when the
> installer is requiring much of the system's resources...
I doubt that there are any reasons for this.
Moreover anaconda has the ability to use the same info, and gets it from 
a kickstart file. I think it's not too hard to implement gathering such 
info during installation process.
And Ubuntu prove it. Any locking/freezing is a bugs and should be fixed.

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