I need help with Fedora

Simon Slater pyevet at aapt.net.au
Tue Jul 22 01:45:46 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-07-20 at 16:35 -0400, Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> > All i need to do is a project on Linux. That's why I want to install
> Fedora.
> > My project doesn't require latest features of FEDORA 9.
> > 
> > So, can u tell me which version of Fedora will work somewhat smooth
> like 
> > XP on my system.
> FC1, FC2, FC3, etc   Some system which I would not recommend you run 
> because they probably have very many unpatched security holes, but
> are 
> much easier on the memory footprint.  Maybe a version of DSL Linux
> (Damn 
> Small Linux), but you'd have to know what you need installed after
> that.
> Try a *very* minimal install at first, installing the least necessary
> to 
> get a running system.  You can always install what you need later,
> after 
> you get the system up and running.
If the project is for college/university study and data is well backed
up, those older versions would run okay and any security implications
can be worked into the thesis.


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