Upgrading Mail Server

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at KARAN.ORG
Wed Jul 28 13:51:50 IST 2004

Hi Kevin,

for a second there - I read you as Kevin Spacey :)

Kevin Spicer wrote:

> On Wed, 2004-07-28 at 08:53, Jim Holland wrote:
>>On Thu, 22 Jul 2004, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>>>>>None of the above.
>>>>>Try whitebox linux, which is RHEL without the copyright etc
>>>Actually its RHEL, minus the redhat logo's and the addition of the 'yum'
>>>package manager.
>>>My first choice is TaoLinux or Lineox. In most cases, it dosent matter
>>>what you install ( they come from the same set of SRPMS ), most packages
>>>work and install fine across the installs. So dont be surprised if
>>>people install whitebox, but pull updates from Tao.
>>Is it possible to use up2date with these derivatives?
> No, they both use yum - which I think is also what you get with Fedora
> now (never used fedora so I'm not certain on that).  Yum has a number of

You actually should be able to use up2date as well - using the yum

This was an issue raised by some people, since lots of them had scripts
etc that were hard wired to use the up2date command. So the interface
will still work ( even if its using yum in the background )

You can also use the OpenCarpet / Ximian RedCarpet way of doing things,
if you want something easier / GUI based.

- K

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