Re: Change from SuSE to Debian
Just a brief note of thanks to those of you who replied either direct or to
I am working my way through the Dwarf guide at the moment after having read
up on APT in particular and am beginning to 'see the light'
Thanks again and hope to be able to make a contribution to the list in my own
On Monday 11 March 2002 19:36, pete atkinson wrote:
> I would appreciate some tips...
> I have been running SuSE in various releases for the last 3 years and
> like(d) to think I had a good grasp of what was going on.
> In an effort to expand my knowledge, I have commandeered a spare box that I
> have and have chosen 'Potato' as my first Debian distribution. (It is a 400
> Celeron, 8Gb Disk, 512Mb RAM, Nvidia TNT2 graphics, Realtek NIC (no sound
> card) and an old IBM SVGA monitor - which will be replaced when funds
> Boy ! what a difference - I am plodding through various HOWTO's and have
> configured my display and network card successfully (big deal some might
> say !) but the thing that is getting me is the whole culture change between
> the relatively spoon fed SuSE and the somewhat (to me) esoteric Debian.
> Are there any hints/tips/watch-out-fors that you could offer, principally,
> I am a bit confused over the non-RPMness of packages and the lack of the
> config suites such as YAST/YAST2 that SusE employs.
> I hope you can help and apologise if this seems a woolly request