Re: [OT] Is Rawhide usable for day-to-day operation - reply when you've time, no hurry

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Arijit Sarkar wrote:
> Hi,
> For the past one year (almost) I am into Linux world. I used Ubuntu and
> then Debian on my desktop before. Recently I've installed Fedora 8 into
> my laptop after hearing lots of good things about it. And I found that
> in many cases Fedora 8 is better than Ubuntu 7.04 (frank opinion). No
> matter how "easy to use" ubuntu methods are, I found some interesting
> learning curves/excitements in Fedora. So I choose Fedora for my lenovo
> N3000.
> Now, while using /debian/, I learned about its /testing, unstable/
> branches. Later I successfully switched to "/Testing/" (currently
> '/lenny/') and quite happy to use that. Since it's a home PC, I don't
> mind if sometimes few things break and I've wait for few days for the
> fixes.
> Does Fedora has three branches like debian - /stable, testing, unstable/
> ? I guess "rawhide" is like "testing" in debian. Am I correct?
> In debian, people thinks that 'testing' distribution is almost usable
> for day-to-day use. Can rawhide be used for the same? Is
> 'debian-testing' and 'fedora-rawhide' comparable?
> Can I install a /rawhide /for my laptop? Can you suggest the move to
> 'rawhide' fedora install.
I would think that enabling the testing section of the various repos
for F8 would be closer to Debian Testing then rawhide. Rawhide would
probably match up to Unstable.


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