LJ review of RedHat 5.0 mentions Debian.
Ashok Gopalakrishnan wrote:
> Linux Journal June 98 has an article on a user interface for starting and
> stopping PPP connections. The entire article is on line as also the scripts
> that you need to set up your system.
In the same issue, there's a review of Red Hat
``The UNIX world needs a software installer of the caliber of the Windows
95/NT Installshield. RPM is a good, even great start, but Debian Linux's
installer beats the RPM/GLINT combination for both interactivity and ease
of use. An RPM/GLINT release combining the best features of RPM and Debian
would be a good thing.''
BTW, it also says:
The sendmail featured in this release has improved anti-spam protection. No
longer is it possible for a random spammer to use your host as an unwitting
I wish we had that. My Debian 1.3 box was used a SPAM relay a few months
ago, causing quite a stir with the informatics people here (who said I was
using an un-authorized OS). I admit that I (1) use sendmail and (2) had
already edited /etc/mail/sendmail.cf a bit after Debian installation. But I
don't think that the Debian version did anything about this issue. I
patched my /etc/mail/sendmail.cf file myself.
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