Re: Considering Debian (currently using Red Hat)
Robert Waldner said:
> Another advantage is that there's no "integrated" admin-tool which
> will destroy your precious hand-crafted config files, no "yast" or
> "suseconfig" or somesuch. The downside to that is that you have to
> know how to use an editor, of course, and there's mostly no "setup
> wizards" to guide you. Packages do, of course, come with mostly
> sensible (and secure) default configs, though. Should an upgrade have
> the necessity to change a config-file, it'll ask you if you want it to
> (it can also show you a diff first) or not.
I really like the config tools it has:
dpkg-reconfigure sendmail or sendmailconfig,
or dpkg-reconfigure snort.
I like the config tools better then rhat, very cool.
--Luke CS Sysadmin, Montana State University-Bozeman