[clug-talk] Inspiron 9400
gustin at echostar.ca
Tue May 9 23:18:02 PDT 2006
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Nick Wiltshire wrote:
> On Tuesday 09 May 2006 11:46 pm, Gustin Johnson wrote:
>> users suffering from Mandrake expat syndrome.
> Thats hilarious, I started out on Mandrake, then tried a few others before
> settling on Gentoo...so you've got me pegged.
> Just to boil your blood a little, Gentoo rocks ;)
Actually I don't care. I get... annoyed... when someone makes
inaccurate claims and then calls me when his system is rendered useless (
> That said, it is a personal choice. I tried Kubuntu and _hated_ it, but I know
> many on this list swear by it. That's the beauty here, choice.
I am one of these, I like Debian but they were never very KDE friendly,
Kubuntu changed this.
> I will say of all the package managers out there, Apt is perhaps the most
> flexible. However I like the way Portage is configured, I find it more
> convenient. I'll give credit where credit is due: most of the good distros
> are Debian spinoffs, including Gentoo.
Aptitude is better, in case anyone is tracking this thread. It is worth
> If you want KDE NOW in Gentoo, there are binaries available. Then you can
> compile your own in the background while you work if you choose :)
I know, but then why would I choose Gentoo :)
Why bother when I can just install FreeBSD...
> For my share of binary bashing: I hate RPMs. I hate RPM based distros. Been in
> dep hell one too many times! Never found a RPM repo that could hold a candle
> to portage. Not even close.
I started with RH... 'nuff said.
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