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Re: What is the smallest device that will run Fedora 12 ? Evolution ? Kontact ?



On Sun, 2009-12-27 at 19:52 -0600, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> On 12/23/2009 01:14 PM, Linuxguy123 wrote:
> > I might get an N900 just for myself.  What would stop one from running
> > Fedora on it ?  I guess ubuntu would be a closer fit ?
> >    
> 
> You would have to repackage the GSM pieces and compile a custom kernel. 
> Simply installing Fedora 12 wouldn't be good enough. Plus to install 
> anything in Extras you would need to be actively repackaging from deb to 
> RPM.
> 
> I've had my N900 since it was released and I don't see what all the hype 
> around deb is. 

+1.  Ubuntu is the same way.  I love rpm and yum and their graphical
counterparts.

> You have to know twice as much commands and arguments to 
> find out package information compared to RPM.

Agreed.

How are you liking your N900 and any thoughts on running Fedora on it ?




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