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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

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