[ILUG] Distro wars - was myths and truths
John P . Looney
valen at redbrick.dcu.ie
Thu Oct 7 10:43:59 IST 1999
On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 10:15:45AM +0100, Robert Sweetnam mentioned:
> Its a bit of a dose to install though, At least I thought so. Being of
> simple mind and from a windowed world, the install process was the biggest
> challenge I had to overcome. I think thats what drew me to SuSE and Redhat,
> ultimately I chose SuSE cause I liked YaST so much.
Agreed. I'm not a Linux newbie, and the three times I've installed Debian
left me frustrated, annoyed, and installing Mandrake or RedHat. It's too
complex for it's own good. An install should take five minutes. Longer than
that, and you are either installing from tape, or it's crap.
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