Re: Knoppix is Not Debian
On Sun, Feb 08, 2004 at 08:13:07PM -0800, Marc Wilson wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 08, 2004 at 06:32:54PM -0800, Dale Welch wrote:
> > For him and many other people having an easy install OS is imperative.
> No. John Q. Public has no business pretending he's competent to install a
> complex operating system. He's not, he shouldn't be doing it, 'nuff said.
Probably why live-cds are appealling. I am not J.Q.P. I write device
drivers and R/T applications. I've always relied on S/A to provide
GPOS computing services and applications so I can do my specialized
Now I'm on my own and I have to be SA and specialist. I simply can't
learn all the SA tasks and techniques at once. Ease of installation of
a GPOS is valuable to more than J.Q.P.
I think live-cds demonstrate the easy-to-install GPOS are feasible.
I sure hope the arguments of live-cd != Debian are not motivated by
a sour-grapes attitude that Debian-pure is not as easy to install as
a Debian-based live-cd.
What interests me at this point is if and when there will be a live-cd
== Debian (stable, testing, unstable)
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