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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small correction re: Red Hat
by don on Thu 4th Sep 2003 06:08 UTC

At the bottom, in the summary of the advanced package managers, Red Hat should have a mention of up2date - that's Red Hat's native equivalent of apt-get, and it's suite of functionality is just as nice for all the same reasons - auto-dependency management, good package info, good overall installed package summary, etc.