Quick poll

Lonni J Friedman netllama at gmail.com
Sun Oct 5 09:39:44 PDT 2008

On Sun, Oct 5, 2008 at 9:16 AM, Ken Moffat <kmoffat at drizzle.com> wrote:
> Yes, you are spoiled by Debian, as am I. I recently tried Fedora, but
> it's just not Debian. Although, they do have an FC9 114meg net install
> iso that you specify the repository for, so it could be either local or
> internet, I guess. I suspect Fedora is a poor choice for older hardware.
> There must be server only iso's out there that don't require X.

One thing that all of you new Fedora users are misunderstanding is
that Fedora's network based installation options provide ZERO
packages.  Maybe Debian does things differently (Ubuntu certainly does
not), however Fedora uses yum on its backend (soon to be PackageKit
*sigh*) which uses the concept of a package repository to determine
which packages are available to the installation.

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