Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 5th Jun 2007 19:05 UTC
Debian and its clones FreeSoftwareMagazine takes a look at Debian as a desktop system, and they conclude: "I feel that Debian Etch is as good on the desktop as it is on the server. It has a long rich history, a strong community, is amazingly stable and is a great fit for both my servers and my laptop. I urge everyone to give it a go on the desktop."
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finally
by Zedicus on Tue 5th Jun 2007 21:28 UTC
Zedicus
Member since:
2005-12-05

sumone giving some credit back to debian. instead of oh ubuntu, how you are our savior BS. ive tried tons of distros, including ubuntu's and it takes less work for me to start with a base debian install and end up with what i want then to start off with sumone elses idea of what they think peeple will want.

though Elive is a good start to a debian install it also remains completly debian compliant.

are you listening UBUNTU?!?

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RE: finally
by sbergman27 on Tue 5th Jun 2007 21:37 in reply to "finally"
sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

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sumone giving some credit back to debian. instead of oh ubuntu, how you are our savior BS.
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Hey. If you bake a cake and then just throw it down in from of your guests, how much applause can you expect?

If your neigbor bakes a cake and gives it to you, and you ice and decorate it nicely, and then present it to your guests, how much applause can you expect?

Debian needs to think about icing its own cake.

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RE[2]: finally
by Zedicus on Tue 5th Jun 2007 21:50 in reply to "RE: finally"
Zedicus Member since:
2005-12-05

the peeple who like debian would rather be handed the ingrediants and make their own cake.

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RE[2]: finally
by melkor on Tue 5th Jun 2007 22:20 in reply to "RE: finally"
melkor Member since:
2006-12-16

Tell you what, let's see Ubuntu NOT use ANY Debian packages for the next 3 years. See how far they get...

Dave

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