Fedora 9 has been released!

Categories: OS
Red Hat’s sponsored Fedora 9 has just been released. This solid Linux distro is out with some pretty interesting features: you can run Fedora 9 from a USB pen drive or external disk; unlike Ubuntu, KD4 is integrated; for Gnome distribution, version 2.22 was used; there is an option for you to run it with ext4 for better performance; and as always loaded with programs including OpenOffice 2.4 and Firefox 3 beta.

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Switching to Linux which distro to use, Fedora?

Categories: OS
This is the first of a sequence of posts where we’ll take a look at a few of the main Linux distros to find out which are the most welcoming to Linux newbies. We’ll do this test with the live (Gnome) CD to analyze: parts of the hardware that are recognized, software package installed, general usability (setup adjustments, software installation). Computer tested specs: AMD Athlon 64 X2 3600, 2GB RAM, nVidia GeForce 6100.

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