Rounding out the fall releases from the big cheeses in Linux comes Fedora 12. Fedora is a popular Linux distribution funded by Red Hat, the most profitable Linux corporation active today. Fedora usually sits within the top three or four most popular distributions at distrowatch.com.
Much of the company and community work that goes into Fedora will find its way into Red Hat Enterprise Linux, the commercial Linux version used by governments and businesses around the world. You might compare the relationship between Red Hat and Fedora to Novell and openSUSE.
For this reason, Fedora is a well respected and highly popular distribution, even if their development may skew towards the enterprise. Thus Fedora might be considered geared for the more experienced and power user. While many aspects of this American-based operating system are quite user-friendly, other areas might require some prior Linux knowledge to fully appreciate.
Read more: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Makeuseof/~3/Fok2L-kABAc/
Unixmen – Tips to reduce memory usage on Firefox
A nice aritcle on reducing the memory usage of firefox on Linux.
There are some things in life everyone is looking for and no one ever finds and there are other things that people keep finding and re-finding and inventing and re-inventing. Reducing memory usage for Firefox and speeding it up is one such thing. So, here is another story to reduce the memory usage of firefox.
Unixmen – Tips to reduce memory usage on Firefox | Linux | Unixmen