[ILUG] Which Distro ?
lbedford at lbedford.org
Wed Oct 6 11:23:57 IST 2004
On Wed, 2004-10-06 at 11:18 +0100, John P. Looney wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 06, 2004 at 10:35:56AM +0100, FRLinux mentioned:
> > Debian on the other hand is package-based and quite easy to get along
> > with, it is not as sharp on security (if you are using sarge) compared
> > to Gentoo. Sid (Debian unstable) on the other hand is okay, your
> > choice.
> Must resist desire to mock Debian's release cycle....
pretty hard to get 1000+ developers to release regularly. Anyway,
Fedora's release cycle is just a bit too fast for my liking..
> Ah, screw it. A new release every two or three years. A big difference
> from Linux's "Release often" philosophy. But, as Steph says, you can run
> woody (Archaic), Sarge (old) or Sid (flaky). And none have a software raid
> installer by default. Meh.
If you want faster releases, or desktop oriented, or ...., then try one
of the debian offshoots. AFAICS, Debian seems to be becoming the base
part of lots of other good distros, like ubuntu, libranet, userlinux,
Liam Bedford <lbedford at lbedford.org>
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