Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Fedora 18 part one

Filed under
Linux

Yesterday, I was wondering if there shouldn’t be a new Fedora out by now and if it would fix a bunch of my current GNOME 3 annoyances. So I checked, and lo and behold, the final release date was yesterday! Excellent.

Let’s do some completely unscientific scoring this time around. In part one, it’s bound to get ugly because you always run into the negatives first when doing an upgrade.

First challenge was finding the torrent links for the full DVD. Apparently the DVD is now a well-hidden option, and the torrent even more so – I had to google for it, I couldn’t find any links on the download site. -1 and -1. I appreciate that there is a small CD with a live installer and everything, but I have to upgrade 3 computers in total so I prefer to download once as much as I can – although it’s likely all of them will need to upgrade gazillions of packages soon after.

rest here




More in Tux Machines

Type Title Author Replies Last Postsort icon
Story The Changing Cost of Open Source Rianne Schestowitz 26/03/2015 - 10:00pm
Story Allwinner Continues Jerking Around The Open-Source Community Roy Schestowitz 26/03/2015 - 9:22pm
Story OS X 10.10 vs. Ubuntu 15.04 vs. Fedora 21 Tests: Linux Sweeps The Board Roy Schestowitz 26/03/2015 - 9:18pm
Story Why Android's Winning The Battle Right Now Rianne Schestowitz 26/03/2015 - 8:46pm
Story Linux Kernel Source Code of BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition Published on GitHub Rianne Schestowitz 26/03/2015 - 8:27pm
Story Google makes deploying software on its cloud a trivial task Rianne Schestowitz 26/03/2015 - 7:39pm
Story Linux Kernel 3.19.3 Arrives with ARM, ARM64, and IPv6 Fixes, Many Updated Drivers Rianne Schestowitz 26/03/2015 - 7:30pm
Story The Linux desktop battle (and why it matters) Rianne Schestowitz 26/03/2015 - 7:07pm
Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 26/03/2015 - 6:05pm
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 26/03/2015 - 6:05pm