raoul duke wrote:
> On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 04:49:44PM +0100, P at draigBrady.com wrote:
>>>raoul duke wrote:
>>>>>just wondering. when a new release comes out, do people generally download
>>>an iso and do a reinstall? i mean, most distros (especially fedora with a
>>>choice of yum or apt) can just upgrade to the new release by ungrading
>>>through their package manager.
>>>>>>the people that are donwloading the isos atm surely can't be ALL doing
>>>fresh installs. if that were the case, then the uptake of linux would be
>>>>Well personally I downloaded the iso, burned them and
>>various people in the office are upgrading as I type.
>>For individual users it will still be quicker/easier
>>to download the isos and upgrade if there are a lot
>>of packages to upgrade. Personally I download the
>>isos, and install/upgrade them over the LAN (nfs).
>>>> hmm.. it seems that yum is not what's cracked up to be. it seems that
> NOTHING is anywhere as good as apt on debian.
Are you inferring that from my mail?
yum and apt are great and are both available for fedora.
All I meant was from a bandwidth point of view
it was quicker to download the isos and share
them locally. Of course I could setup a local
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