[Techtalk] Mandrake 9.2

Carla Schroder carla at bratgrrl.com
Sat Oct 18 11:56:51 EST 2003

On Saturday 18 October 2003 10:36 am, Hamster wrote:
> >There are
> > incompatibilities, whatever you do in one messes up another. I don't know
> > who pioneered using config tools that maintain their own databases,
> > instead of simply being a front-end to the system files, but  I'd like to
> > find them and slap them. Mandrake is too full of such for me.
> The neat thing is that you don't have to use any of these gui tools.
> If you want to, just edit the files directly from the command line.
> Anyway, just my two cents, I hope this doesnt turn into some sort of distro
> holy war. What works for one doesnt have to work for another.

Heh, no holy war, I don't care what people use. IMO what sets Mandrake apart 
is the easy installation and wealth of GUI tools- take those away, it's just 
another Linux. If you don't use those, I don't see the point, for CLI users 
just about any Linux will do.

Carla Schroder
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