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Fedora 13

Missing out

While Fedora isn't for everyone, if you haven't tried it recently you might be surprised by it. With the info on

http://fedorafaq.org

you can have it doing everything any other OS would do.

except

admin tasks as you choose to.

They still have root and admin powers screwed up "for your own protection".

At least with buntu, if you want to access full root login, all you have to do it activate root acct.

not so easy by the fedora babysitters.

I'll pass, thanks.

Big Bear

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