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Re: Learning debian Linux

On Thu, 20 Nov 2003 19:36:34 +0100
"John L. Fjellstad" <john-debian@fjellstad.org> wrote:

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> On Thursday 20 November 2003 16:51, Stephen wrote:
> > What's with you? I mean, Debian because of the text installer may be
> > a little intimidating, but it's not /that hard/. 
> It is hard, and it has nothing to do with the installer being text
> based (Redhat installer was still more or less text based when I moved
> to Debian).  Some of the wordings are weird or more frightning than
> necessary (if I remember correctly, the choice of modules come with a
> warning about your system might get damaged if you pick the wrong
> moduel... with no help with which module your hardware might need). 
> dselect is a piece of crap when it comes to userfriendliness.
> > Instead of
> > recommending a different distro, why not be a good Debian advocate,
> > and recommend Debian based distros specifically meant for the
> > desktop/home user, <ie> Libranet? 
> To a Linuxnewbie, isn't it better to be a good Linux advocate?
I am a Linux Newbie.
I checked out Red Hat 8, Mandrake 9, and Libranet is the best Linux
Newbie distro.


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