Re: Desktop user: Etch or the next testing?
Wei Chen wrote:
Last time around (Woody -> Sarge) the suggestion on this list was to
stick with Sarge (stable) for a while after transition if you are not
familiar with dealing with broken packages/system. After the Etch
transition to stable, the next testing (don't know the name) receives a
great influx of packages from unstable and work begins on making them
stable. In this transition things may get "nasty" for inexperienced users.
So what is a better choice now, to stick to Etch or to switch to the
You should answer this question by yourself. I'm still running Sarge on
my office computer, because I need it to work every day. I'm running
testing on my laptop, because the stability is less important than new
features. I also tried unstable, but found myself in troubles. I will
try again though.
I am not sure which is more important for desktop users,
stability or new features.