Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 5th Jun 2007 19:05 UTC
Debian and its clones FreeSoftwareMagazine takes a look at Debian as a desktop system, and they conclude: "I feel that Debian Etch is as good on the desktop as it is on the server. It has a long rich history, a strong community, is amazingly stable and is a great fit for both my servers and my laptop. I urge everyone to give it a go on the desktop."
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RE[2]: Debian stable/unstable
by Terracotta on Wed 6th Jun 2007 07:20 UTC in reply to "RE: Debian stable/unstable"
Terracotta
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2005-08-15

Claiming that Ubuntu has revived the debian community doesn't mean that people are ungratefull to debian. Ubuntu would indeed be nothing without the debian community, but it's also noteworthy that a lot of things changed positively for debian after ubuntu appeared in the distro-war.

There is nothing disrespectfull in what canonical is doing. Perhaps they only ice the cake, but the icing is quite good and simpel.

Besides the ubuntu community is known to be nice and helpfull towards newbies. Most of the time a lot of (k)ubuntu users turn to debian, and might stick to "the real thing", so a new ubuntu user might be a new debian user in the future.

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