khangyi at shaw.ca
Sat Sep 3 17:32:15 PDT 2005
Look at suse, mandriva, linspire. These are very good for desktops, look at
suse, fedora, mandriva, gentoo, debian for general server installations, now
don't get confused by having the same distro in both listings. Also look at
speciality distros like ipcop, smoothwall for speciality border control and
It helps a little bit to use the same distro, but usually the specific
benefits of using the most suitable distro for the job out weigh the
simplifications provided be using a single distro for everything.
On September 3, 2005 12:31, Cirez Communications, inc. wrote:
> This is a bit late...
> Anyone has had any experience with Xandros...?
> I have a client looking to switch over 75 boxes from windows XP to
> something cheaper...
> Keeping in mind that the staff know "nada" about linux, what distro
> would be this transition least painful?
> I looked at the Xandros web site and saw they used to be Corel
> Linux--I was a developer at Stormix Tech (The publishers of Storm
> Linux) and at the time they both were based on Debian...
> One thing I am concerned about it the hardware detection
> capabilities--meaning its ability to recognize paripherials and
> such...That could save me a ton of work...
> Any comments...?
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