Tag Archive | selinux

Notes on fedora 18

As I noted in my earlier review, I did not particularly like Fedora 18.  But, now that it is installed, I have been using it from time to time.  So here are a few comments on what I have noticed.

Updates

I am surprised at the frequency of updates.  I suppose that I should not have been surprised, as Fedora has a reputation for this.  When I booted Fedora 18 on Tuesday, there were 85 new updates waiting.  Then, only three days later, there were an additional 28 updates.

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Comparing Fedora and opensuse

I ran fedora 17 for a while on my test machine.  I have since replaced that with opensuse 12.2 Beta2.  Before my memory fades, here’s a comparison of fedora 17 and opensuse 12.2.  When installing fedora from the DVD image, I chose to install KDE, Gnome, LXDE and XFCE.  Those are the same choices that I make with opensuse.  Of course, I don’t really use all of those.  Mostly, I use KDE and experiment with the others.  On my test machine, I use XFCE because it is a little lighter in weight for the older slower hardware. Read More…

A look at Fedora 17

I had briefly tried Fedora 17 two weeks ago, but I cut that short so as to install the opensuse 12.2 Beta1 on my test machine.  With development of 12.2 now bogged down, I have reinstalled Fedora 17.  With the experience from the prior Fedora install, this mostly went well. Read More…