[Catalyst] Random thought...

Sebastian Riedel sri at oook.de
Mon Apr 17 19:01:31 CEST 2006

17.04.2006 18:48 A. Pagaltzis:

> * Matt S Trout <dbix-class at trout.me.uk> [2006-04-17 15:35]:
>> moltar wrote:
>>> I think it's an awesome idea. I have a copy of vmware. I
>>> could try something out. What is the preferred setup? I.e.
>>> FC vs CentOS vs WhateverElseOS
>> Much though I prefer Debian and Gentoo, I suspect CentOS is
>> probably the sanest candidate for this; more people are
>> familiar with rpm than anything else and Fedora's a bit too
>> cutting-edge to have the utter reliability we want out of
>> something that's fundamentally no more than a substrate.
> What about Ubuntu? My observation has been that old-time Linux
> hands who grew up on RPM-based distros prefer FC or CentOS simply
> because they’re already familiar with it, but very nearly all of
> those who come from other backgrounds have much more favourable
> impressions of Ubuntu than of the RedHat-ish distros.

I also prefer Debian based distros like Ubuntu and Knoppix.


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