On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 06:14:56AM -0700, Paul O'Neil came forth with:
> I gotta say, I recently installed the latest SuSe 7.1. Its simply awesome.
> I'd stay away from RedHat especially MAndrake to be honest. There fine to
> get a desktop up and running easily but I needed PHP, APache, MySQL and now
> that I bought a persistent internet connection Firewall/Router/PRoxy. This
> distro has the least problems. I had all this up and running right away. I
> highly recommend SuSe.
>Mandrake isn't RedHat...
If you're not used to the SuSE way, it can be quite hard to learn
(/etc/rc.config, /init.d etc)...
If you want userfriendly debian, try Progeny... that said, I'm missing
the user-friendly bit... the main unfriendly thing about debian
is the setup at the beginning, after that, I consider apt-get/dpkg to be
much more friendly than RPM... it asks before changing any config files,
and is generally easier to use... but again, if you're not used to the
one true way, it's hard to learn..
(Of course, Debian Sid comes on 6 unofficial CD's, and that's without
staroffice or any other major space hogs!)
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