Re: Switching from SuSE
On Sunday 20 April 2003 23:20, Matthias Hentges wrote:
> Am Son, 2003-04-20 um 21.19 schrieb TyagiAnupam@aol.com:
> > What I need from Debian immediately:
> > (1) Linksys network card support with Linksys router/access point
> > that is configured with a Win-XP computer.
> Support for you card depends on the chipset used.
> > (2) Preferably Winmodem support, that can hopefully connect to AOL,
> > at least for some time. I know there are issues on AOL side, may be
> > they will give the info needed for connection.
> Only very few winmodems are supported by Linux. Since you don't
> mention which one you own it is likely that your modem will *not*
> > (3) Very little time spent doing system admin, fixing config files,
> > etc. Step-by-step instructions for doing so. I am mainly a user,
> > and not an administrator---though I can do some if needed, but
> > would like to automate these.
> I fear to say that in this case Debian is the wrong distribution for
> you. Most administration is done by "fixing config files". There are
> no Wizzards like Yast. You'll have more fun with SuSE, RedHat or
> Mandrake, sorry.
And more pain, with rpm
> > (4) Good security and virus protection.
> The security of Debian stable is excellent due to its fantastic
> update mechanism.
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