the 'which distro' question

Tony Alfrey tonyalfrey
Fri Mar 2 03:28:34 PST 2007

So I'm getting a new box like everyone tells me to do and now I'm trying 
to figure out what to put on it.  I'm an rpm kinda guy in that in the 
past I've used rpm from a terminal to install most stuff because I don't 
trust a lot of these installer things like YAST.  And most of my older 
apps that I want to run on my new box are rpm things.  So it occurs to 
me that things like kubuntu that are based on debian require debian 
packages, not rpms?  And there seems to be a lot of grief of one sort or 
another with SuSE 10.2, so am I left with something like Fedora?

Tony Alfrey
tonyalfrey at
"I'd Rather Be Sailing"

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