Re: Debian in Academic and Public Organisations
Hi Simon, Charles, and all:
I wish you had included the original poster's address so I could CC:
We have used Debian since the 0.93 days for our servers in the
department of computer science. We have a fairly large server
(cs.wcu.edu) for mail, web service, and file service to both
Lose 9x machines and Debian machines in a lab.
I use debian on my personal machines, unless someone pays me to use
"with debian, unstable = quite stable."
On Sun, 6 Aug 2000, Charles Lewis wrote:
> We use debian all over this campus (routers, firewalls, mail servers, web
> servers, samba servers, etc) and I know that they have at least one debian
> box in the CS department.
> Charles Lewis, Director of Adminstrative Computing
> Southwestern Adventist University, Keene, TX 76059
> (817) 556-4720 - phone (360) 397-7952 - fax
> > Folks,
> > I am a Computer Science professor at American University in Washington
> > D.C.
> > I want to recommend that we replace Solaris in our Computer Science
> > department with Debian. In doing so, I know that we will encounter
> > problems wuite specific to the public (as in non-profit, public
> > sector) and academic nature of the enterprise. I want to advocate
> > Debian over RedHat and TurboLinux who are trying to sell into this
> > market.
> > Is there anyone else out there in this kind of organisation, who is
> > using Debian in this kind of environment? Contact me and let's band
> > Simon Read
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