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Re: Will you recommend fedora to a newcomer?


On Sat, 2006-04-15 at 18:02 +0200, Zubin Bharucha wrote:
> Leon wrote:
> > Dear all,
> >
> > Lately, I have been bringing my laptop to work in my office in a
> > Univ. My colleagues are amazed how pretty the os is (I use the default
> > theme). I have shown them some of the greatest features of linux like
> > the security issue and the vast of free software that do a better job
> > than its windows counterpart.
> >
> > They are interested and want me to help them install linux to their
> > laptop too. From my experience with FC5 since test1, I am not very
> > confident. FC5 is great for experienced people who can fix some minor
> > bugs but it doesn't seems to be a distribution to new users. I would
> > now recommend them to use SuSE linux but would be good to hear your
> > opinions.
> >
> > Regards,
> >   
> FC5 is awesome. What better way to learn to use Linux than fixing a few 
> bugs every now and then? :D

FC5 may be awesome for experienced people but, IMO not awesome for new
users. I side with the OP & will recommend SuSE linux 10.0 over FC5 to a
new user.


Lexington, Kentucky U.S.A.

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