Debian 9 sucks really badly
I have been using different flavours of Linux since slackware 96 over 20
years ago. Since then I have installed and used at least a dozen
different flavours. By far the most challenging was the X windows system
for slackware but I managed to get it installed and running with no
Last week I bought a new PC and decided to try debian so I downloaded
the DVD version 9 and performed a fresh install besides windows 10.
Right from the off, it fucked up, Grubb was a hassle as this was the
default boot loader,(I have always used LILO), it would not find the
windows partition, I managed to fix this. Then it didn't give me a
choice of X windows manager, I was stuck with KDE, which I am familiar
with and am aware of its may limitations and given the choice I wouldn't
use KDE for installation and configuration.
Nearly everything fucked up from the Network install to the gcc make
command, what a hassle and after spending nearly a week trying to get it
all working I've had enough and am not wasting any more of my time on
this awful software.
So thanks for wasting my time Debian and for future reference, go and