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Re: Announcing the release of Fedora 16 Beta!!

From: JD <jd1008_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Oct 04 2011 - 15:15:18 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On 10/04/2011 07:55 AM, suvayu ali wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 4:44 PM, Dennis Gilmore<dennis@ausil.us> wrote:
>> * System Accounts. Fedora now standardizes on login.defs as
>> authority for UID/GID space allocation, and has moved boundary between
>> system and user accounts from 500 to 1000 to match conventions
>> followed by several other Linux distributions. Upgrading from a
>> existing release will not be affected by this change and you can use
>> kickstart to override this change during installation if necessary.
> When one preupgrades to F16 do the old 500+ user ids get converted to
> 1000+, or is it expected the user will do this manually? In any case I
> would be interested in knowing how to do this manually.
> Thanks,
Where are the ISO's for F16 Beta?
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