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1 • bitdefender knoppix Cd - understated release (by stan on 2004-02-02 16:58:37 GMT) |
by far the most underated and understaded release this week for me has got to be that bitdefender re-matering of knoppix.
Yes I know knoppix's own move to 2.6 kernel sounds good and everyone is drooling over mandrake 10 with 2.6 and 3.2KDE etc.
But thats all stuff thats expected.
this Bitdefender is out of the blue and lets face it its damn usefull!
Please have a look at bitdefender live CD.
2 • Bogus Lindows offer (by Steve on 2004-02-02 17:00:56 GMT)
Well, the Lindows offer expired at 8:00 AM THIS MORNING! So much for "FreeLindowsGoogleDay". Shouldn't it have been "FreeLindowsGoogleHours"? Now I'll definitely never try Lindows. What a gyp!
3 • lindows offer (by Jon at 2004-02-02 18:05:18 GMT)
I found this offer at 5:30 CST this morning and signed up for it then. Lucky me! If you managed to sign up and order before 8:00, I think you can still log in at any time and download. At ~6:00 CST, there were 212 in the lindows download queue. An hour later, there were over 800. Now it's just over 600. It's going to take a while to even start downloading, but I'm sure someone will put it on p2p...
4 • Fedora Core 2 (by Christophe on 2004-02-02 18:17:36 GMT)
Please, please, don't hurry with the release of FC2. Last time I had to spend more than one week figuring out and fixing very obvious bugs in FC1. For example the package manager was completely unable to install any program! What a shame! I prefer to wait for one or more two weeks to get the release and not spend those two weeks hunting for patches and fixing bugs myself. Don't get me wrong, I love FC1 and I'm currently using it on all my computers. But Fedora is not a commercial product and I don't understand why the team would insist so much in meeting a deadline, even at the cost of releasing an untested product. Please TAKE YOUR TIME, and TEST IT this time, don't forget that you are using a completely new kernel, be careful, and release ONLY WHEN IT WORKS. We will all be proud of FC2. A big thank you to the Fedora team, great OS. And a big thank you to DistroWatch!
5 • Lindows offer (by Marcel at 2004-02-03 12:24:53 GMT)
If you read the interviews with the Lindows CEO(?) last week(?) that were reported on distrowatch, you would have known the possibility was there to get you're own copy of lindows for free. I did read them and downloaded Lindows. I didn't like it enough to leave the installation on my system, but at least I was able to get it. This action lasted alot longer then I expected. So don't blame Lindows. Blame yourself for not reading the article.
6 • KDE / Fedora (by Anonymous on 2004-02-04 10:40:56 GMT)
KDE 3.2 was released yesterday. Now waiting for Fedora Core 2...
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