[Wolves] Fedora 8 or Suse 10.3

Richard Smedley smedley358 at btinternet.com
Wed Jan 16 15:04:56 GMT 2008

On Wed, 2008-01-16 at 14:52 +0000, Kevanf1 wrote:
> > Would it be better to use Suse 10.3 or Fedora 8 as a distribution to use
> > to study Linux for the LPI exams?

> Anyway, as to the LPI exams.  I would have thought they ought to be
> distro neutral?  So surely it shouldn't really matter which distro you
> use.  Can you load both?  You get the best of both worlds then.
> Though, perhaps a better way may be to install one of those together
> with a Debian based distro.  That way you get to learn about the two
> main packaging formats (deb & RPM).

LPI exams come in two flavours - RPM and deb. If you're going for the
RPM flavour then go the whole hog and use CentOS/RHEL as well as
Fedora - but familiarity with SuSE/Novell and Debian/Ubuntu are
also important after the exam (assuming you're taking them to help
your career).

 - Richard

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