Re: Debian vs. RedHat
On Fri, Apr 16, 1999 at 11:04:53PM +0100, Matt wrote:
> Dan Nguyen wrote:
> > In article <email@example.com> you wrote:
> > : In article <MPG.firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> > : Luca Filipozzi <email@example.com> wrote:
> > : :It's unfortunate that the Debian install is difficult in comparison to
> > : :RedHat.
> Having just switched to Debian 2.1 from RH 5.2, I think the Debian
> install is easier and more informative.
Hmmmm, is it just me being too dumb ? I didn't manage to install
slink (5 CD-Set/german bookstore Lehmanns). Two hours of selecting
packages and fighting dependencies and then.....
internal error - no filename at -e line 13 <P> chunk 14
And more informative than RH ? I didn't realize any informations
about the required diskspace.....
I'm running Linux for four+ years and installed Slackware, DLD, RH
3.0.3, 4.1, 5.0, SuSE 5.1, 5.3, 6.0 but.....
> > Dselect is a major problem, however it's actually not that bad. I
> > have no problems with dselect.
> Its just a case of getting used to it. I prefer dselect to RH's glint.
> In fact after using Debian for about a week now I'm not changing back to
> RH (or SUSE for that matter).
> I also see that some here have trouble with Cheapbyte CD's. I must be
> lucky with mine as the install went perfectly, first time.
> My only slight grumble is that Debian does not have a detailed LILO
> setup during the install. Then again, its fun reading the docs and
> figuring it out yourself.
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