Questions about Fusion Linux

Jon Ciesla limb at
Wed Oct 20 14:20:40 UTC 2010

Valent Turkovic wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 10:48 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at> wrote:
>> On Tue, 2010-10-19 at 11:29 -0400, TK009 wrote:
>>> I got an email this morning from the Fusion Linux group. In it, the
>>> group lead suggested this to one of his users -
>>> "Fusion 14 betais based on Fedora 14 which isn't released yet so there
>>> could be number of bugs that haven't been fixed yet. I suggest you
>>> report the bug via fedora bugtracker and just say that you are using
>>> Fedora 14."
>>> Do we now support Fusion Linux as well? Is it correct for them to use bugzilla?
>> Fusion is mostly a remix with some non-approved packages added, so if
>> the bug is a straightforward bug in a package which is taken directly
>> from Fedora, it would seem to make most sense to log a report in Fedora
>> bugzilla, yeah. Same way we often direct people upstream to freedesktop,
>> GNOME or KDE bug trackers.
> I'm the maintained of Fusion Linux and my common sense is that we will
> try to help with any bugs that users ask us about and try our best to
> fix them. If we think it is issue that we also share with Fedora we
> will encourage Fusion Linux users to report bug to Fedora bugzilla.
> If the issue is with some package from RPMFusion we will direct them
> to RPMFusion bugzilla and if the issue is with anything specific that
> we did in Fusion Linux then we will try to fix the issue ourselves.
> Does this sounds reasonable to all of you?
How does the end user make this determination, or are you going to have 
them go to you first so you can triage appropriately?
> Fedora Fusion is 98% fedora just with added extra packages, some
> removed, added multimedia packages from RPMFusion, different GNOME
> theme and different GNOME menu, but we don't do any weird things or
> apply out patches to any other components. Most difference is in look
> and feel, and different default options out-of-the-box for those who
> like to have some things setup in a different way.
> Cheers,
> Valent.

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