[ILUG] Suggestions for best 64 bit Linux distro?
colm at tuatha.org
Tue Jun 28 19:38:06 IST 2005
On 28 Jun 2005, at 20:30, Simon Kenyon wrote:
> i didn't feel i needed to justify my choice of distribution but i
> was pointing out that he was talking rubbish
> for what it is worth, the three "leading" distributions that i come
> across in my travels are fedora, debian and ubuntu
So you're going to point out the flaws in each, for the purpose of
comparison with Gentoo. Okay, that's a good tactic.
> ubuntu is a modern debian (which would appear to be imploding)
An unsubstantiated assertion that Debian is "imploding" is all it
takes to dismiss both Ubuntu and Debian?
> the number of problems that users (on the mailing lists that i
> frequent) of fedora have (albeit new users of linux) is staggering.
I have never argued in favour of Fedora. What mailing lists do you
> gentoo is the only distribution that i have found which doesn't
> subject the user to dependency hell while allowing them to remain
> current. i've only come unstuck once and a bit of googling soon
> fixed that.
How many more times do I have to say "Ubuntu"?
Colm Buckley / colm at tuatha.org / +353 87 2469146
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