Linked by Fabian M. Schindler on Tue 23rd Nov 2004 18:53 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Linux distros are advancing everywhere. Not only servers but also on the desktop pc and notebooks. There are wild discussions, if Linux-Distributions are ready for serious business work or personal use. This critical review will deal with two long awaited Linux-distributions, Fedora Core 3 and Ubuntus Warty Warhog. Why these two? Because both feature Gnome 2.8 and it would not be a comparision on equal terms to compare Gnome to e.g KDE. Also, both use kernel 2.6.8+ and have their very own theme for the default desktop. Bluecurve for Fedora and Human for Ubuntu.
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5 CD's vs. 1 CD
by joe123456 on Thu 25th Nov 2004 00:08 UTC

apt-get is virtually useless if you don't have broadband, which, believe it or not, is still the case for many, many users. Possibly even the majority. For me, it takes 15-30 minutes just to download the package lists (apt-get update) and then who knows how long to download things like Mplayer or Xine. My dialup connection doesn't stay up that long. :-)