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Re: Why is Debian lagging so much behind Slackware?

On Thu, Aug 16, 2001 at 03:27:25PM +0300, P Kirk wrote:
> If you want a stable easy to manage system Debian is unbeatable.
> But if you want to learn, www.linuxfromscratch.org is the best learning
> experience.  And you can install dpkg afterwards if it gets to be too much
> work.

That won't be a good idea. Dependencies will be screwed!

Do a LFS install. You learn a lot. 

After that wipe it and install Debian. And upgrade to unstable to get cutting
edge stuff. The PC I'm on now, I started from 2 potato boot stiffies. I'm
running KDE 2.2 now and Mozilla 9.3. And I got here without a single hitch!

Danie Roux *shuffle* Adore Unix

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