Re: Is Debian ready for the desktop?
Ueli Meier wrote:
> Im thinking of getting Debian Linux, currently I use Mandrake but I need
> to upgrade.
> On the web I could not get the Information I was looking for.
> I read an article that was a bit confusing.
> It says if you want a Linux Desktop rather use coral Linux or Suse.
Corel is considered harmful. Please search Slashdot for "SCO" if you need
reason (latest development: SCO has requested all documents and code
relating to IBM's contribution to the Linux 2.7 kernel. And 2.7 wasn't a
> Is Debian more for server applications, or is it a true Desktop like
Quit focusing on buzzwords and just try it for yourself. Chasing buzzword
compliance will always give you the least functional, most marketed option
> Can I access the files on a dos partition?
Anything the Linux kernel can do, Debian can do at a minimum.
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