Fedora, Good Newby howtos, mailing lists and downloads
Stephen.Dawes at calgary.ca
Wed Nov 12 10:27:58 EST 2003
As a suggestion, you may want to add a section on yum into your how-to.
If you don't know yum, it is an easy-to-use command-line-based
application that does an excellent job of managing your rpms. Yum is
also very useful for doing such system activities as:
Keeping your system up-to-date.
Doing system upgrades.
The overall advantage to yum is that it takes away all the guess work
when it comes to dependencies.
I have found a partial yum how-to at:
that you maybe able to use / modify for the speakup community.
The yum info page can be found at:
Otherwise, the How-to that I read on RH9 was easy to follow.
Just my thoughts for the future.
OH YEAH! I did an "yum upgrade" to fedora to see if it can be done, and
it worked like a charm. Once all was done, I re-started my computer and
was running fedora. Ain't life good!
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