__/ [ becco ] on Friday 24 February 2006 13:45 \__
> John Bailo wrote:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> We know it's out there, but it only now
>>> seems to be approaching the tipping point.
>> I'm getting the sense now that public interest in Linux is really
>> I'm actually glad it took this long, since Linux has improved so much each
>> I think that very shortly, if a company were to begin promoting a Linux
>> desktop to the mass market, or some part of it, it would be a runaway best
>> I'm hoping that it would be something like a Suse 10 that makes the cut.
> I hope it won't be an RPM based distro!
Whether RPM or Deb (or whatever else for that matter), if it works, it works.
If it's trivial, why complain? I have good experiences with both. Ubuntu is
ahead only because I have not burned all the SuSE CD's. YaST handles RPM's
and it keeps requiring them. Other than that, both are reliable front-ends
to package installation and they truly obviate the need for ./configure,
make, sudo make install.
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