[svlug] New question.. not really :)

stripes stripes at tigerlair.com
Fri Jul 15 10:58:39 PDT 2005


On Fri, Jul 15, 2005 at 10:56:20AM -0700, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 15, 2005 at 01:45:26PM -0400, stripes wrote:
> > - Debian, love apt, but out of date even running unstable :(
> Wow, really?  There have only been a very _few_ things that I've missed
> out of straight Debian, and have had to (or will have to) go elsewhere
> for:  KDE 3.4.1 and some TTF-related libraries (to get around a crash bug
> in Tux Paint).

Yeah, I might just do a fresh Debian install and see what happens.

> I don't know too much about Ubunut, but in being Debian-based, isn't it just
> feeding off of the main Debian branches?  (I admittedly know _very_ little
> about Ubuntu, and only played with a LiveCD once.  I wasn't that impressed,
> since the LiveCD was pretty bare-bones and boring.  I think that had to do
> with the fact that they included some Win32 OSS stuff on the disc as well.
> It looks like TheOpenCD v3 is now handling this, acting as Win32 OSS
> _plus_ a light version of Ubuntu LiveCD.)

Good point, thanks :)

> > Thoughts? I'm not starting a flame war, seriously.
> Suuuuure you aren't. ;)

Not really, that would be that I love Windows more than any flavor of
Linux, which  I don't. Windows belongs in its own little playpen (VMWare)
so it can't hurt the other processes :)

-Anne
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