From: Alan Sobey (ags-lists at domain esatclear.ie)
Date: Mon 08 May 2000 - 23:43:29 IST
On Mon, May 08, 2000 at 04:41:50PM +0100, Jason Corcoran wrote:
> Hi there :o)
> I have been trying Linux for the last while, using Distro from mag.'s and
> downloads. Should I buy a box set ? Like Red Hat 6.2 or Mandrake Power
> pack 7 ?? or the latest SuSe on DVD ???
I'd say no, seeing as you got this far :) esp, if you can download
images/software or have someone burn off a copy.
> Do I get any benefits, beyond tech support ?? I have found a couple of
> really useful user groups, like this one.
Some distro's provide commercial apps. Other than that, and the
limited tech support and hard-copy manuals, what have the Roman's ever
done for us? :)
If you're happy reading man files (much faster and more detailed than
hard-copy anyway) I wouldn't bother.
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