Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 3rd Sep 2003 11:38 UTC, submitted by ladislav
Debian and its clones Debian is not quite like any other distro out there. If bigger is better, then Debian wins hands down. Aside from having the largest collection of free software packages, Debian also runs on 11 platforms. But there is more to Debian than just size. Travel writer and recent Debian convert Robert Storey tackles the whole installation procedure head on and gives his report.
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by jason v on Thu 4th Sep 2003 05:38 UTC

so, my latest debian adventure is a joke. unstable brings me mozilla 1.4, but kbear is still pretty crappy, quanta won't install, and k3b doesn't run properly. going back to testing didn't help, and starting off in stable wasn't great either. Stable runs k3b fine, but leaves me with Mozilla 1.2. Quanta still won't install.

the fact is, i just want a machine that can match WIN 2K/XP/2003-testing with Mozilla (+mail), Ultraedit, CuteFTP and the free version of Roxio.

Debian can't seem to do that in less than 10 hours. That gets it an "F".