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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Comment by kvarbanov
by kvarbanov on Fri 18th Mar 2011 07:59 UTC
kvarbanov
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2008-06-16

The reviewer had a bad day, resulting in this rant. I can't tell anything about Debian, because I've never worked with it, but this post seems rather stupid. Installing recent distro on ancient hardware is not a good choice, either. I can write the same article about the issues I've had with OpenSuse, CentOS and Gentoo, but I managed to solve them, and guess what - the problem wasn't the OS or the installer, it was the cryptic hardware I owned. So, give me a decent review on a modern hardware, and delete that rant.

Edited 2011-03-18 08:00 UTC

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RE: Comment by kvarbanov
by crimperman on Fri 18th Mar 2011 14:05 in reply to "Comment by kvarbanov"
crimperman Member since:
2006-11-09

The reviewer had a bad day, resulting in this rant. I can't tell anything about Debian, because I've never worked with it.


Yes and that's the point really. This "review" doesn't actually help you (a non Debian user) decide whehter to even try it or what issues you might encounter and how to overcome/workaround them. He doesn't tell even the basic spec of machine he's trying this on. *sigh*

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