[ILUG] Distro wars - was myths and truths
colm at tuatha.org
Thu Oct 7 10:48:35 IST 1999
> 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.
Well, I do agree that Debian's installation routines need a bit of work
- however, they are being worked on; I expect something like Mandrake
will be included soonish. Debian really comes into its own when you
have a running system, though - updates and twiddles are really a lot
easier than on RH.
Colm Buckley B.A. B.F. # colm at tuatha.org colm.buckley at cs.tcd.ie
Department of Computer Science # +353 87 2469146 # whois cb3765
Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland. # http://www.tuatha.org/~colm/
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