Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 30th Oct 2009 12:07 UTC
Linux I'm in a bit of a pickle here. I have an Atom 330-based tiny computer which I use as my HTPC. It performed its job fine running Windows 7 and Boxee, and over the past few months, it ran Mac OS X Leopard with Plex. Now, however, I want to try Linux as an HTPC operating system, but I kind of ran into a roadblock there with Ubuntu 9.10 - so the question is: what is a good HTPC Linux distribution?
Permalink for comment 392043
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[7]: Comment by Thom_Holwerda
by phoenix on Fri 30th Oct 2009 20:47 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Comment by Thom_Holwerda"
Member since:

I'm not defending Ubuntu in any way. Ubuntu is based on Debian testing.

No, it's based on Debian Sid (debian unstable). They rebase their packages on Debian Sid every 6 months, and then spend a couple weeks re-integrating everything, then spend a couple week testing, and then release it. It's not that great of a release process, IMO.

Reply Parent Score: 4