[nSLUG] KDE with Mozilla/Netscape bug

Vikram vikram at popgen.org
Tue Mar 4 21:13:05 AST 2003


Now I am tempted.  Jigdo........, serve me fast!

Vikram

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tim Goodaire" <tim at momentumitgroup.com>
To: <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2003 9:03 PM
Subject: Re: [nSLUG] KDE with Mozilla/Netscape bug


> I've tried Debian and Gentoo, and I'd recommend either of them. It really
> depends on what you want. Gentoo tends to be very "bleeding-edge", so you
> lose some stability. It's source-based, so it's very fast, but it takes a
> while to set up (you compile just about everything).
>
> Debian is very stable, and has been around much longer. It also allows you
to
> choose packages depending on their license, which is great if that matters
to
> you.
>
> Both of them are quick with security updates, and they're dead-easy to
update.
>
> Take a look at both of them and decide for yourself. I went through the
same
> thing. Started with Mandrake for a year or so, then started looking around
> for something less bloated, with better control of what was installed.
>
> I'm happily running Gentoo right now, but Debian is a very close second
> choice.
>
> Tim
>
> On March 4, 2003 07:51 pm, Dean Mitchell wrote:
> > On Tue, 2003-03-04 at 17:11, jesse wrote:
> > > I'm thinking it might be time to try a different distro.  Mandrake is
> > > nice if you're just getting into Linux, but at this point I'd like a
> > > little more control over just what's included in my system.  I'm
thinking
> > > either Debian or Gentoo.  Any thoughts?
> >
> > Let the distro wars begin...
> >
> > DEBIAN all the way!
> >
> > Caution, Debian does not hold your hand like Mandrake or Red Hat so be
> > prepaired to RTFM, visit www.debian.org, search Google, or ask here. The
> > install is really not that difficult but just getting used to the
> > "Debian way" takes some time and patience.
> >
> > About the window manager thing, I find KDE a little too resource
> > intensive so I prefer xfce or WindowMaker for the desktop.(you can still
> > run most KDE apps on these desktops).
> >
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