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Re: Need Reasons for switching to Debian from Redhat

This is the exact reason I put together an ISO of Debian using PGI.  I
wouldnt dream of handing out a Debian standard ISO to a novice.

Arthur H. Johnson II, Debian GNU/Linux Advocate
Catechist, St John Catholic Church, Davison MI USA
President, Genesee County Linux Users Group

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On Wed, 17 Jul 2002 grante@visi.com wrote:

> In muc.lists.debian.user, you wrote:
> ><quote who="Larry Smith">
> >> I can use some moral support here.
> >
> >> Better package management system.
> >
> > more basic then that, 1 word:
> >
> > apt-get
> >
> > that sold my boss in about 5 minutes. he called me up once,
> > asked how to install XXX app, i said, apt-get install <package>
> > he was blown away, few weeks later after many more apt-get's
> > he didn't want to use anything else
> apt-get is quite nice.  I like _running_ Debian, but it's too
> bad the initial install is such a nightmare.  Today it took
> almost an entire day of futzing around to get a generic Woody
> 2.4 system installed and running.  Installing Redhat on the
> same system takes about 15 minutes.

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