Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 18th Jan 2004 08:19 UTC
Xandros Some of the more experienced among the readers can surely configure CUPS with Samba by editing configuration files with closed eyes. This kind of exercise is useful and fun the first few times, but it can quickly become a mundane task if it has to repeated often. Wouldn't it be nice if we had a distribution that could do it near-automatically? In other words, wouldn't it be nice if we just used Xandros? And despite our natural resistance to use GUI for any kind of configuration, could we still love Xandros? Robert Storey investigates.
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re: To much trouble / Not enough options
by enloop on Sun 18th Jan 2004 15:07 UTC

If you're happy with RedHat, there's no reason to switch. You will likely find Fedora a very familiar place.

That said, I found a need for less post-installation tweaking in Xandros than I have in RH9, Fedora, SUSE 9, Slackware 9.1, and Mandrake 9.2. In fact, I didn't need to do any post-install tweaking to get Xandros to perform as advertised.

Remember, Xandros is after the same market that uses Windows. No need there to edit scripts after the installation. The absence of "tweaking ability" is a positive factor in this market.