Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 20th Oct 2002 17:14 UTC
Debian and its clones "This is a critical review of Debian 3.0, but I want to say right from the start that I'm not trying to bait anyone. However I feel that reviewers often root for Debian as the open-source underdog, and give it marks which it doesn't deserve. If RedHat 8.0 came out with installation software like Debian 3.0 it would be savaged. I think it's time for an honest review, to spur the Debian developers into making the best possible distribution. I really want Debian to succeed. I want to use it daily, and recommend it to my friends. But I can't do that right now and I think it's important people understand why." Read the review and its (already long) discussion at DebianPlanet.
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I don't even have to read the article
by Jeremy on Sun 20th Oct 2002 17:33 UTC

This guy is clueless.....Debian is made by volenteers who do not care about endusers, they care about a great technical distrobution. then, you get distributors who want to make it enduser nice (Xandros, Libranet, etc.). and there installer is not a big deal realy. if a company sold computers that were preinstalled with debian, no one would care much about the debian installer.

Windows has an ok installer, but for some reason, my mom can not install it, it keeps telling her that certain files can not be copied....I would help, except I am in MI and she is in NM :-(.