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Re: Fwd: Has fedora lost its charm ? ? ?



On 4/30/07, Rahul Sundaram <sundaram fedoraproject org> wrote:
Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-04-30 at 07:49 +0100, Jonathan Roberts wrote:
>> Looking at Ubuntu 7.04 tour I'd say these look like the major
>> additions to Ubuntu:
>>
>> *Windows migration tool
>
> I don't think it will be long before you see this in Fedora; the
> fuse-libs, ntfs-3g and ntfsprogs are present on the Live CD I tried, and
> I'd bet they're on the general-purpose DVD spin as well.  This is a pet
> issue I briefly stumped for -- it would be great to be able to include
> modules in firstboot to offer users the ability to migrate content
> (email, bookmarks, etc.) from an existing Windows partition into
> appropriate Fedora apps.

I did look at this btw. The tool in Ubuntu is based on the debian
packaging system and cannot be easily ported to Fedora. We probably need
to write something from scratch which is a pity.


I just used Debian, i don't know migration tool of Ubuntu, but there
is tools as OpenMoveOver[1] that to should are not free, should
somebody to consider/check out it?


[1] http://openmoveover.sourceforge.net/
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