Re: Why should I use Debian?
Thank's for your reply.
Obviously I have to study apt- , I've never used that program but I like
what I've read about it so far.
Mike McNally wrote:
> imho: debian is always an "old" release. It has the problems consistent
> being old. But the delay time was is spent in terms of getting things
> rather nicely so you don't have to be an expert at configuring all the
> of linux packages. Dselect is great once you get the hang of it. I
> don't fight
> the conflicts, and if installing pkg-a creates conflicts causing pkg
> bcde&f to be
> uninstalled I imediately change it all back the way it was, before I
> lose track
> of what I just messed up. I didn't do this at first and probably had
> the mess
> you have (but it was still better than redhat). Get to know the symbols
> to the
> left of the screen in dselect and when conflicts come up think
> apt-get may be the best attribute of debian. I upgraded to a new ver of
> enlightenment and apt-get went out and gathered up dozens of packages
> needed to be updated to make it work, reconfigured them and set it all