[Techtalk] What distro?

Chris Wilson chris+linuxchix at aptivate.org
Mon Oct 4 14:23:22 UTC 2010

Hi Kathryn,

On Sun, 3 Oct 2010, Kathryn Marks wrote:

> After a year and a half of refusing to fight with hardware 
> incompatibility and Fedora (I've stuck with Fedora 10), I've decided to 
> jump ship.
> I have a bit of experience with Ubuntu.  I'm not crazy about the whole 
> sudo thing and I like yum over apt-get.  So what to try now?  Distros 
> with LiveCDs preferred.  KDE definitely preferred.

I use CentOS on all boxes where I prefer stability over having the latest 
features (e.g. on servers, and on my desktop at home). I often have to 
build a few custom RPMs to update particular software packages, like 
rdiff-backup, but I personally find building RPMs much easier than 
building DEBs.

Cheers, Chris.
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