Linked by Jeremy Wells on Tue 8th Feb 2005 08:05 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu For over six years I have been hunting for a Linux distro that would allow me to replace my Windows installation. I've tried many versions of RedHat and Mandrake, and more recently, Gnoppix, Kanotix, Ubuntu, Fedora, and Knoppix. In my evaluations, I would start with high hopes that the latest and greatest distro would install smoothly, support my hardware, and create a genuinely usable system, but none of them really worked--until now. I recently came across the first distro that satisfied all my requirements: Ubuntu.
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re: wrong
by Julius049 on Wed 9th Feb 2005 21:08 UTC

Kanotix does not install a pure Debian Sid system on your machine. The kernel is custom and if you apt-get upgrade or apt-get dist-upgrade, you'll eventually break the system. The website itself says it's "mostly" pure Debian Sid. I've taken a look at some of the preliminary Hoary stuff and it looks like a good product, but I'm still not convinced it's better than Libranet. As for DebBlu, it looks like the packaging of this product might convince some Windows people. I think it's quite good that someone is listening to the Joe Schmo's out there rather than trying to tell people what is best.