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Re: FC4 --> FC5: yum update? (was: release notes for FC5T3 (web)



Howdy,

On Fri, 2006-03-10 at 18:16 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Friday 10 March 2006 17:42, Beartooth wrote:
> > On Fri, 10 Mar 2006 11:38:32 -0500, taharka wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2006-03-10 at 09:54 -0500, Beartooth NQC wrote:
> > >> For those of us too clueless to download ISOs and burn them to CDs or
> > >> DVDs, is there any preferred place to get those? I've had rather
> > >> variegated experience buying Fedora media online ...
> > >
> > > Is there a Barnes & Noble bookseller in your neck-of-the-woods? They
> > > stock "Linux Format Magazine" special editions DVD/CDROM for about every
> > > Linux distro under the sun :-) This is where I purchased FC4/openSUSE
> > > Linux 10.0 for $19.99 apiece. Comes with nice color manual/tutorial to
> > > get you started also ;-)
> >
> > Hmmmm ... I'm in Blacksburg, Virginia, and there's one at the edge of the
> > next town (Christiansburg) -- which is a minor pain to get to. Any idea
> > how long it takes the LFM people to get a special edition onto the
> > shelves?? I'm gonna hafta mount an expedition to that area one of these
> > days anyhow; it'd be nice to roll it in and not mount two.
> >
> I have heard it said that if you subscribe you get them much quicker than 
> waiting for them to arrive in the stores.

That may well be in the United Kingdom/Europe. It's been my experience
in the U.S., Future Publications are on the shelves quicker than
subscriptions :-( Also, IMO subscriptions are a waste of money if you
only want those special editions ;-)

> Anne

taharka

Lexington, Kentucky U.S.A.


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