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Re: WHY I WANT TO STOP USING FEDORA!!!



>gentoo system booting in under 20 seconds as compared to over 40 for Fedora.
Perhaps its your laptop? My system ( 64 bit running 32 bit FC10 ) does it round about 20 (from the time grub takes over the system).

>I also like the control to what packages I install and what compile options I need.
Create your own RPM Fedora packages and compile them with your own settings.

>the slug that is FF on Fedora
Nothing appears wrong from here for me.


From: Mark Haney <mhaney ercbroadband org>
To: "Community assistance, encouragement, and advice for using Fedora." <fedora-list redhat com>
Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 2:23:30 PM
Subject: Re: WHY I WANT TO STOP USING FEDORA!!!

James Harrison wrote:
>> fed up with Network Manager
> If you want you don't have to use networking with Network Manager. It is optional whether you use it or not.
>

I am quite aware of that.  (In fact, we had a really long thread about
that very subject.)  However, the more I do, the more I really like my
gentoo system booting in under 20 seconds as compared to over 40 for
Fedora.

I also like the control to what packages I install and what compile
options I need.  Granted, not everyone knows or cares about those
things, but virtually everything I run on gentoo on my laptop runs
faster than the exact same package in Fedora on the same system.  And
I'm not talking barely noticeable I'm talking very obviously faster.

The biggest one being Firefox.  I have no idea what is going on with
Fedora's Firefox, but the exact same set of plugins and configuration on
gentoo and it screams compared to the slug that is FF on Fedora.  FF on
fedora is almost unusable with a standard setup on Fedora.


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