[TriLUG] Rant: VISTA OMG PLEASE SHOOT ME
william at trilug.org
Sat Sep 8 12:27:26 EDT 2007
I'm running Gentoo+Enlightenment at home, Debian Etch+Enlightenment at
work, and Debian Etch (mp3 server) at home. I also had Red Hat
9+Enlightenment on a laptop (thanks to alchemist for the rpms....)
On Sat, 8 Sep 2007, Maarten Lippmann wrote:
> Jim Ray wrote:
> >> Want the best desktop? Try Fedora.
> > [Jim Ray pontificates] er, Ubuntu ;-)
> my 2 cents in the fedora/ubuntu wars.
> I would say Debian Etch Xfce as your desktop.
> But sometimes I think I'm the only triluger that doesn't use
> fedora/redhat or (k)(x)(?)ubuntu for a desktop system.
> Absolutely more stable than Ubuntu, waaay faster than all that
> compiz/beryl stuff, even faster than gnome and kde and not as non-free
> software friendly as ubuntu. (Ubuntu is as close as you can get to a
> windows distribution in my opinion. People often don't know how much
> proprietary closed source binaries there are on their ubuntubox)
> And that whole sudo crap in ubuntu I can't handle. Give me root
> without having to hack the system. (sudo passwd root)
> Debian, the inventor of dpkg-fu for package management. Who doesn't
> prefer that to rpm's.
> And with a pretty desktop (xfce is awesome). Hell, I even have linux
> people accusing me of my machine looking like a mac. (Christobal...)
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