Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 9th Feb 2006 19:11 UTC
Debian and its clones MEPIS, one of the more popular Debian-derived distributions, may be moving in a new direction soon. MEPIS founder Warren Woodford is considering building future MEPIS releases from Ubuntu sources rather than from Debian. SimplyMEPIS 3.4-3, which is scheduled for release today, has been quite a challenge to build, according to Woodford. "It's taking up all my time, fighting the Etch pool... We've had a lot of trouble, because the Debian community has become so active, it's been difficult to get this out, so I'm looking at alternatives to getting out stable releases."
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Quote: This is exactly why I said Ubuntu was a bad bad thing. Ubuntu will eventually kill off Debian, and any Debian based competitors. Monopolies are always bad for business, whether they're Linux based or not.


Read my f--king post again dimwit. Jesus. Are you guys that f--king thick that you can't f--king read and comprehend basic English?

As to broken, I don't consider Debian broken, slow, yes, but not broken.


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