the 'which distro' question

Collins Richey crichey
Sat Mar 3 09:22:00 PST 2007

On 3/3/07, Alma J Wetzker <almaw at> wrote:
> Tony Alfrey wrote:
> > Man-wai CHANG wrote:
> >>>> My vote to Ubuntu and Fedora Core.
> >>> Is it a problem for you that they use different package managing
> >>> systems?  Can you put rpm-based things on a Debian box?
> >> I don't use mixed method. On FC, I use YUM. On Ubuntu, I use APT.
> >> On both systems, I also use compiling from source tar-balls, as when I
> >> was using Caldera OpenLinux. ;)
> >>
> >
> > Yes, I like the compile from source method!
> >
> That sounds like another vote for gentoo.  The entire distro seems to be
> compiled from source.  As are all updates.

Gentoo is an excellent distro, and the user community is large,
friendly, and knowledgeable.

Collins Richey
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     of tomorrow, you have no today to be thankful for.

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