[Catalyst] Random thought...
danielmcbrearty at gmail.com
Mon Apr 17 20:11:14 CEST 2006
Debian for me, mostly because of the apt tools. Haven't tried the
drivatives, but they're probably fine too.
That said, I've heard that rpm hell is not as bad as it used to be, so no
big deal either way.
On 4/17/06, Sebastian Riedel <sri at oook.de> wrote:
> 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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