Re: help for a future user
On Mon, 30 Nov 1998, Mitch Blevins wrote:
> > Allmost debian list is about problems of installation.
> > Would it be so difficult to install Debian?
> My opinion is the RedHat is easier to install than Debian. Also, it
> may be easier to get help with RedHat because it is a more popular
> distribution so you have more people in newgroups with similar questions.
In what way? I have installed debian several times (not just on my box)
without any serious problems...and this was before I really knew linux :)
> My advice would be to dip your toe in the water with RedHat, then come
> to Debian after you've been swimming for a while.
> You wouldn't want to learn to drive in a Ferrari, right? ;)
I always consider this a bad analogy. What is so difficult about debian?
Would it become `easier' if all those cludgy gui config scripts were
available? If so, someone send me the source, and I'll package them
(having debugged them first :p).
Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo
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Selwyn College Computer Support