From: Gary Coady (gary at domain netsoc.tcd.ie)
Date: Fri 28 May 1999 - 14:11:22 IST
On Fri, May 28, 1999 at 10:25:04AM +0100, Liam Bedford wrote:
> In message <002001bea882$6cf03910$1d92cbc1 at domain jmbpc>, "Jonathan Bruce" writes:
> >I want to install Linux on my machine at home. My problem is that I can't
> >decide which Linux to use. ! I want to be able to your the GNOME desktop so
> >does this limit me to Redhat ?
> At the moment, the only distribution which comes with Gnome as standard is
> RH 6.0 (apart from some of the more esoteric ones).
> However, there is no problem installing SuSE/Debian and then building
> the gnome sources, assuming you're comfortable with that. AFAIK the
> rpm's will work with SuSE, but I don't think any debian packages are
> finished for gnome yet.
They announced packages maybe two weeks ago afaik for slink - if you add
deb ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/gnome-1.0/debian slink main
then you get all the nice apt features like semi-automatic upgrades to the
latest and greatest version :)
-- Gary Coady - gary at domain netsoc.tcd.ie - http://www.netsoc.tcd.ie/~gary/
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