>>>>> "WD" == Wesley Darlington <wesley at blackstar.co.uk> writes:
WD> On Thu, Mar 15, 2001 at 10:41:09AM +0000, Paul J Collins wrote:
>> I run Debian on every Linux install I have control over, and the fact
>> that it has a package updating system that *just works* is worth more
>> to me than any number of graphical installs.
WD> I'm reminded of the episode in Father Ted where they get Mrs
WD> Doyle a tea making machine to relieve the misery of constantly
WD> making tea ... and she's not impressed. `Maybe I *like* the
WD> misery,' she says.
WD> (For `making tea', substitute `installing linux' and for `tea
WD> making machine' substitute `debian'... ;-)
If your hobby is trying as many different distros as possible, I'm
sure that ease of installation is a priority. I have installed Linux
exactly four times on my own hardware since 1996, and unless I buy a
new computer as a supplement rather than a replacement, there won't be
Installing Debian is not hard if you read the documentation and don't
try and brute-force your way through it in ten minutes. If you just
want to boot from the install CD and click "Next" until it's time to click
"Reboot", Debian is not for you.
"Pity has no place at my table."
-- Dr Hannibal Lecter
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