Follow Slashdot stories on Twitter

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).

×
Red Hat Software

Journal: RedHat 7.2 and what I expect of it

Journal by georgeb
While everybody's been eager to begin their journal, I kept my hands off this tool till now. It struk me that I may get something useful off this. Of course, I have my doubts that anybody might read this stuff, but what the hell...
So, while waiting for RH 7.2 to be released, I still haven't found the time to try Mandrake 8.1 final. It resides quietly on my server waiting to be fetched and burned on the three CDs. Well, I guess that I will remain a RedHat fan afterall. You can't teach an old dog new tricks :)

I am not very confident Mandrake will reach up my expectations. I am fond of Linux's server capabilities... I need Samba support... I am excited about all the kernel ACL stuff... guess what - Mandrake has got it all already compiled, but is Mandrake a good server distro? A lot of my clients would love having ACLs and Samba 2.2. I just hope RedHat will bundle all that into their 7.2 :(

Good. I made my first journal entry. I rule! :)

No I don't. I am just kidding myself. Don't shoot the mesanger.

The meat is rotten, but the booze is holding out. Computer translation of "The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."

Working...