[svlug] What constitutes "Linux Basics"?

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Wed Jan 16 20:57:02 PST 2002

On 16 Jan 2002 16:13:15 -0800 
William R Ward <William> wrote:

> I'm planning on basing it on Red Hat, since that seems to be the
> most popular and the easiest for newbies to handle, though I
> prefer Debian personally.

Having extensively run both, I'd counter that RedHat is more
immediately approachable, but that Debian is both easier to learn
and once you get over the initial learning curve, easier to
predict/leverage old understandings into new.  Translation: RedHat
has too many special cases.

J C Lawrence                
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