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Old 25th October 2004, 09:49 PM
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Sourceforge to Fedora

Sourceforge has just sent out a notice. After close examination SourceForge.net will now be hosted on Fedora Core 2.

This is a large boost to the Fedora Community.
The not is in it's full contect below.

Hello,
You are receiving this email because you are an Admin of a project
on SourceForge.net. (Note: These update emails are very low
volume, approximately twice a year).

The SourceForge.net team is pleased to announce the long-awaited
upgrade to our project web service. SourceForge.net staff are
currently in the process of completing hardware procurement and
system build-out. The official date for this upgrade has not yet
been set; once our hardware build-out has been completed, the
date will be announced on the SourceForge.net Site Status page.
https://sourceforge.net/docs/A04/

This upgrade consists of a significant hardware upgrade and
Operating System upgrade. Due to the large upgrades involved here,
it may be necessary to upgrade your scripts.


Old configuration:

Debian Potato
Linux kernel 2.4.x
GNU libc 2.2.1
Apache 1.3.26
Perl 5.005_03
PHP 4.1.2
Python 1.5.2
Tcl 8.0

New configuration:

Fedora Linux: Fedora Core 2
Linux kernel 2.6.x
GNU libc 2.3.3
Apache 2.0.51
Perl 5.8.3
PHP 4.3.8
Python 2.3.3
Tcl 8.4.5


Additional upgrades may be performed after this initial upgrade is
completed; any follow-up changes will be announced via the
Site Status page.

A host roughly matching the configuration of the new project web
servers is being placed within the Compile Farm on 2004-10-22.
Additional information regarding the Compile Farm may be found
at: https://sourceforge.net/docs/E02/

Questions or concerns regarding this upgrade may be directed to
SourceForge.net staff by submitting a Support Request as per:
https://sourceforge.net/docs/C01/#support_site

Thank you,

SourceForge.net staff
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Old 25th October 2004, 10:10 PM
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The goal to use Fedora Core as general purpose OS is achieved. It is amazing that a young distro is succesful in its early year.
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Old 26th October 2004, 12:15 AM
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Job Well-done. A decision I could only think would be made on the numerous strengths of the Fedora Project. Its good to here of such a move, and I’m sure will only benefit the out come of future well built Core’s.
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Old 26th October 2004, 12:58 AM
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Sourceforge is a great site. This is awesome to hear, Fedora being used by something as big as this. I love the way linux people work together !
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Old 26th October 2004, 02:28 AM
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I would not go that far although it is definetly a great thing to see the "stable" form of our beloved distro of choice being used by such a great site.
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Old 26th October 2004, 03:26 PM
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Now that's good news
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Old 26th October 2004, 03:33 PM
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Ever seen which servers wikipedia is on ? http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_servers
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Old 27th October 2004, 11:08 PM
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Wow, this is great news as to corrolate Fedora's maturity. Ilja, that is awesome. I never knew Wikipedia used (largely) FC2 as well.
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Old 2nd November 2004, 03:40 PM
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That's awesome.
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Old 7th November 2004, 08:41 PM
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im happy i heard of Fedora. waiting for v3..
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