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 White Box fills niche between Fedora and RHEL

"Software installation is the familiar Anaconda-based install. White Box has removed all Red Hat branding and replaced it with its own. Aside from that, it is exactly the same as any RH/Fedora install. I chose the server installation, and installed it without any problems in a little over 20 minutes. After installing, the first thing I did was run up2date. White Box has used yum from Fedora and modified the up2date agent to work seamlessly with it. In my case, it connected to the White Box servers and told me that 121 updates were available. I downloaded all of them. Samba and OpenSSL were two essentials that needed to be updated, and WBEL is very much up-to-date with both. White Box has done a good job with the updates, and this in itself is a killer feature for those looking to upgrade from earlier versions of Red Hat."

 (Submitted by Noel Wed Nov 10, 2004 )


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