the 'which distro' question

Man-wai CHANG mwchang
Fri Mar 2 05:31:56 PST 2007

Tony Alfrey wrote:
> 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?

My vote to Ubuntu and Fedora Core.

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