Linked by Dedoimedo on Thu 17th Mar 2011 23:17 UTC
Debian and its clones Writing about Debian is not a simple thing. You know it's the giant that has spawned pretty much every other distro out there. It's almost like a Roman Empire, almost a taboo. Furthermore, it's not a desktop distro per se. It's more sort of a template you use to build your platform. It's also a SOHO server distro, therefore it more fits into the business category, comparable to CentOS and similar.
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Debian didn't include the required firmware? Boohoo it never will.

Other Linuxes work? Use them. Of course without Debian you wouldn't have a base for most of those distros.

I run a large linux infrastructure. We have a policy of being distribution agnostic. I run Fedora on my Laptop, I suggest Ubuntu to most people. But on every server possible, I prefer Debian. It is sane, it is stable. It doesn't have all the bells and whistles, but why would I want them on my servers?

This should not have been published.

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