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Do you know where i can download fedora for free ? I downloaded a lot of unix-based free software and recorded them in a lot of cd's but finally i can't use any of them because my system says my software are 'cracks',not-yet-incompletely-downloaded ones.
I use windows and I don't know how to md5 check to test if what I have downloaded is operatable. Is there any other way around helping me deal with this anyway ?

I also think that linux, because it is a free software, should be more insecure than windows ? It is just like a browser that, if not updated on time, leaves a security hole for those who created or understand it well to get all of information on user's computer ????

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Linux is much more secure than windows. The only issue with linux is that most software companies do not make software for it; however, there are a large number of free alternatives for software, and there are programs that run some of the popular windows programs (wine, crossover office).

You can download fedora core from playboy.com: http://mirrors.playboy.com/ [Broken]
 
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mattmns said:
Linux is much more secure than windows. The only issue with linux is that most software companies do not make software for it; however, there are a large number of free alternatives for software, and there are programs that run some of the popular windows programs (wine, crossover office).

You can download fedora core from playboy.com: http://mirrors.playboy.com/ [Broken]
Thank you for the link, but it doesn't work
 
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What browser are you using? It works fine on firefox for me.

Try some of the mirrors from this link: http://fedora.redhat.com/download/mirrors.html [Broken]
 
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Severfeelor said:
I use windows and I don't know how to md5 check to test if what I have downloaded is operatable. Is there any other way around helping me deal with this anyway ?
Read http://www.linuxiso.org/viewdoc.php/verifyiso.html [Broken] :smile:.
 
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Thank you...
Take care of yourself.
 

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