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Fedora 19 Schrodinger's Cat Feature Review

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There's much to be said about going with a Distro which provides true innovation and leading edge technology. So much so that today I have chosen to review Red Hat supported Fedora 19, aka Schrodinger's Cat, currently in its beta testing cycle. I didn't waste time downloading it--this is my desktop on the Xfce spin.

Simple, elegant, intuitive. I've been running Fedora 18 for quite a while now and will tell you without equivocation that it has been quite stable and there isn't a single thing I can think of that I miss coming from the Debian derivative world. No, this Red Hat-sponsored Distro has everything but the kitchen sink. Yum running with FastestMirror and AxelGet technology flames through updates and software installs. APT has no particular advantage over yum. And all of the stability nonsense which spews forth from the Debian fiefdom simply doesn't hold water.

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