[CentOS] Getting ready for CentOS 5.4

Ray Van Dolson rayvd at bludgeon.org
Mon Mar 30 07:25:55 UTC 2009


On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 01:50:26PM +0800, Christopher Chan wrote:
> Ray Van Dolson wrote:
> >> Centos (who cares about RHEL) needs a bit more extra work to make it 
> >> more useful for desktops. I had to build me own kiosktool rpm for example.
> >>     
> >
> > Ahh, yes.  RH has pretty much said they're not interested in the
> > desktop market.  Until that changes either Fedora or Ubuntu it is.  I'd
> > pick Ubuntu too probably.  Just "works" outta the box with a lot more
> > things your average desktop user demands.
> >
> > Disclaimer: I use Fedora on all my desktops. ;)
> >   
> I guess you are not hot on installing binary drivers for Nvidia/ATI 
> cards. IIRC, there is no automatic handling of these in Fedora right?
> 
> Have you got Intel graphics?

I make heavy use of the rpmfusion repo's for both nvidia drivers as
well as other "non-free" components that Fedora won't include. :)

Ray


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