Linked by Dedoimedo on Thu 17th Mar 2011 23:17 UTC
Debian and its clones Writing about Debian is not a simple thing. You know it's the giant that has spawned pretty much every other distro out there. It's almost like a Roman Empire, almost a taboo. Furthermore, it's not a desktop distro per se. It's more sort of a template you use to build your platform. It's also a SOHO server distro, therefore it more fits into the business category, comparable to CentOS and similar.
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RE: Horrible review.
by Morgan on Fri 18th Mar 2011 03:01 UTC in reply to "Horrible review."
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"The installer has four million steps, it's clunky and too detailed."

"After seven thousand clicks during the partition setup, the system finally started copying files and took a merry one hour to do that, three to four times more than a typical contemporary distro."

I must have a complete inability to count, because I sure as hell didn't notice "four million steps" or having to click "seven thousand" times to install.

Hyperbole is a bitch. I was put off by it too. Even though I had a similar experience as the reviewer, I didn't get quite so frustrated. After all, there are hundreds of other distros that may be a better fit for me and my hardware.

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