Fedora Core 2 Test 2 available for x86 and x86-64

Posted by dave on Mar 29, 2004 6:40 AM EDT
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[Editor's note: winner of the funniest Red Hat announcement yet. :) ]

One bug, two bugs, tar bugs, su bugs,
grep bugs, mew bugs, old bugs, new bugs.

This bug has a little hack,
This bug has a broken stack.
Say! What a lot of bugs to track.

Yes, some are in tar, and some in su.
Some are old. And some are new.

Some in sed, and some in jed.
And some are even in parted.
Why are they in parted, jed and sed?
I do not know. Bugs should be dead!

Some in jpeg, and some in TIFF
This TIFF one has an attached diff.

From there to here, from here to there

Test release bugs are everywhere.

Fedora Core test 2 is available for
x86 and x86-64
It should not be installed where production is hot;
use it only for test, as we say quite a lot.

If you install with the default
SELinux will be the result

SELinux is a form of MAC
For more answers, check the FAQ
By explicitly stating what apps can use
Unwanted accesses it will refuse

So please test test2 in this mode;
and please test it with your code.
Plus it comes with a new GNOME;

can you test that in your home?
Also X.org is new,
replacing XFree, test it too.
And 3.2.1 of KDE
We need to test, test, test, you see!
So we will test it on our box.
And we will even test out sox.

And we will test it in our house.
And we will test it with our mouse.
And we will test it here and there.
Say! We will test it ANYWHERE!

Problems with Fedora Core 2 test 2 should be reported via bugzilla, at:


Please report bugs against 'Fedora Core', release 'test2'.

For more information on just what the Fedora Project and Fedora Core is, please see:


For discussion of Fedora Core 2, Test 2, send mail to:



in the subject line. You can leave the body empty. Or see:


As always, you can get Fedora Core test releases at redhat.com, specifically:


and at the following mirrors:

More mirrors will come online in the near future; check:


for a list of mirrors that carry Fedora Core.

One additional feature provided by the Linux community is the availability of Fedora Core releases via BitTorrent.


See http://torrent.dulug.duke.edu/ for other forms, including SRPMS and the DVD iso.

RPMS for Red Hat Linux 7.3 through 9 and Fedora Core 1 of BitTorrent are available from: http://torrent.dulug.duke.edu/btrpms/

Usage is simple:

btdownloadcurses.py --url http://URL.torrent

Allow incoming TCP 6881 - 6889 to join the torrent swarm.

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