Re: New to list
On 02/24/2012 04:14 AM, Alison Chaiken wrote:
> I just started using Debian a month or two ago myself. I have
> installed Wheezy on two systems, a new Thinkpad laptop and an older
> quad-core desktop. While there are still a few things I haven't
> gotten working (root doesn't get syslog email, etc.), I'm mostly quite
> pleased. I used Fedora and before that RedHat Linux since perhaps
> '97 or '98, but since I worked in embedded, the case for switching to
> a deb-based distribution has become compelling.
Usually putting a root alias in /etc/aliases and running newaliases
should be enough to get the forwarding of root mail working.
> I've packaged the open source project I work on using Launchpad and
> plan to submit it to Emdebian when I feel it's ready. First I
> must write some man pages, convince my buddies to pick compliant
> shared-object names, and split some plugins into their own packages,
> sigh. But I'm having fun with Debian and am excited about joining
> the community. I watched the talk about Debian Women on video from
> Debconf a couple of weeks ago, which is how I found out about this
> mailing list.
Good luck and keep having fun!