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Re: Fedora Core & apt.



Quoting Justin Georgeson <jgeorgeson lopht net>:

> So, Fedora is/was an apt repository (yum too but I'm focusing on apt 
> here). I noticed in Michael Johnson's announcement of the whole name 
> change that up2date now supports apt repositories. Is Fedora Core going 
> to 'switch' to up2date? Or will we soon be seeing the first ever 
> instance of a Red Hat distro (which won't actually be called a Red Hat 
> distro) that can be apt-based? 

Hardly "apt-based", a more appropriate term would be "apt-enabled". Whether apt
itself appears in Fedora Core is unknown but possible, however expect to find it
in Fedora Extras (once the projects are really merged - in the meanwhile apt is
available from fedora.us).

> Like, Fedora Core will be an actual 
> distribution I can install on an empty machine, right? So will I be able 
> to install it to use apt? This whole thing is making my head spin.

Fedora Core will be an actual distribution you install on an empty machine, 

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