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Old 04-09-2008, 09:28 AM   #1
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Under which family does Fedora comes either debain or rpm


Under which family does Fedora comes either debain or rpm .
Can you tell me the difference between them.And i want to know what is the file system does linux use like FAT or NTFS.
Does their exists any WINE Application for FEDORA which is used to run the .exe files.
Does it supports the Virtualization .IF it supports then how to implement it.What are the syustem requirements.
 
Old 04-09-2008, 10:01 AM   #2
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Fedora uses RPM files. The difference is in the way they are packaged and where the files are put when run. Linux can read/write FAT32 and can read NTFS (limited write support). Linux use Ext3, reiserFS, Ext2 and a variety of other filesystems. Wine exists for all distributions - sometimes only in tar ball (source) form - go to www.winehq.com or look at your repositories. Yes it support virtualisation, you implement it by installing the relevant program and following the instructions and system requirements depend on the product.
 
Old 04-09-2008, 02:00 PM   #3
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Just a quick note. Fedora uses Xen as its virtualization hypervisor. In order to make use of it, you are required to enable VT "Virtualization Technology" in your bios. All new machines have this technology. Older systems dont support it as its only been released in the last couple of years. AMD machines use a different name than VT. I cannot recall the name off the top of my head. But your bios is your place to start, if in doubt check out the manufacturers website of your machine.
 
Old 04-15-2008, 04:08 PM   #4
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fedora FULLY supports read and wright to windows ntfs
you may want to check out the fedora forum http://www.fedoraforum.org/
for more answers specific to fedora 8 or the soon to be discontinued 7
 
  


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