Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 7th Mar 2006 01:37 UTC, submitted by Valour
Gentoo "It's been a while since I last reviewed Gentoo Linux because there haven't been too many significant changes in the past few releases. I've been using it as my primary desktop operating system for a year and a half, though, and I've been running my main Web/email/database server on it since October of 2004. There's a reason why I've stayed with it that long, both as a desktop and server OS - and there's also a reason why I'm writing a review of the 2006.0 release after a long hiatus from Gentoo reviews." More here.
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RE: Get a better name first
by Headrush on Tue 7th Mar 2006 03:35 UTC in reply to "Get a better name first"
Headrush
Member since:
2006-01-03

Makes sense to me. At least you know how old your version is. Much better than Mac OS X 10.4.5 or some god awful version of Windows and its componenets. eg. IE = 5.5786

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RE[2]: Get a better name first
by Tom K on Tue 7th Mar 2006 17:31 in reply to "RE: Get a better name first"
Tom K Member since:
2005-07-06

Version numbers like OS X's make much more sense for longer-term releases. That, and when I run OS X 10.4.5, I know exactly what version of everything I'm getting.

You can't say the same about Joe's Gentoo system, Susie's Gentoo system, and your mom's Gentoo system.

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JMcCarthy Member since:
2005-08-12

You're right, but it's impossible with gentoo regardless ;)

All Gentoo is portage. That's basically it. There is no such thing as a standard system. You can make your system comply to certain standards if you wish I guess.

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