[Techtalk] Considering an OS change

Meredydd Luff meredydd at everybuddy.com
Thu Apr 17 19:54:21 EST 2003

I'm being terribly hypocritical of course, as a long-time Slacker who's never 
quite got around to wiping the machine and starting over, but I think I'd 
have to recommend Debian. If you can hack Slackware (in both senses :-P), you 
won't have any trouble with it, and apt-get is the mother of all package 
management tools.


On Thursday 17 April 2003 17:44, Jennifer Davis wrote:
> As much as I like ^H^H^H^H love Slackware, I find that I have less time to
> manage it and was thinking of running an easier OS for my router pc and
> maybe the desktop and also to see Linux done differently.  I was pondering
> Redhat 9 or Mandrake 9.1.  I guess I was wondering if there were things
> that I should know beforehand that will make a switchover easier.  I have
> always been iffy on using Mandrake as a server.  Are my feelings
> irrational?
> I have 3 users inside the network and about 10 remotely and I plan to use
> the router to do masquerading, webserving, mail database, remote shell &
> ftp.
> --
> Jennifer S. Davis
> Computer Programming, 1st year
> Algonquin College
> davi0302 at algonauinc.on.ca


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