Re: A suggestion
On Tue, Apr 01, 2008 at 03:16:48PM +0200, Andrea Bolognani wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Apr 2008 00:38:36 -0300
> Joel Franco <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I think that the testing or above releases may be suitable for the
> > desktop of a EXPERT linux user. I need a stable release because my
> > desktop must simply to work; it is not a so critical system like a
> > server but this is critical to my business go on.
> >From my experience, testing is perfectly suitable for a desktop/development
> system. I have used it exclusively on both my desktop and my laptop for a
> couple of years now, and I have experienced only a couple of minor issues
> so far.
> The main difference between a desktop and a server is that usually on a
> server you can't afford any downtime, while on a desktop system you can
> screw up and reinstall every once in a while if needed...
Unfortunately, many people new to Debian/Linux get the impression that
testing is perfectly suitable for a desktop system.