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[SLUG] Re: slug Digest, Vol 3, Issue 15
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- Subject: [SLUG] Re: slug Digest, Vol 3, Issue 15
- From: jam@xxxxxxxxx
- Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2006 11:09:23 +0800
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On Wednesday 05 April 2006 09:59, slug-request@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >The attached articles gives an alternative, and quite interesting, view.
> "Ubuntu is too basic, has an interface that resembles a washed out
> Leonardo Da Vinci painting"
> They lose credibility as soon as they start attacking Ubuntu based on their
> opinion of the look of the interface rather than comparing it on ability as
> they do with Fedora.
> "Fedora wouldn't even recognise my wireless card."
> That's at least an objective statement.
> "[...] and requires too many additional tools and downloads."
> Could they possibly handwave any more? Which tools? What downloads?
> Without concrete examples, this journalist paints himself as a liar. No
> Ubuntu install I've done has required additional tools or downloads.
> The rest of the article reads like a brown-nose fanboy on the payroll of
> Worst, most biased article I read all week. D minus.
But your article is also too biased!
IMHO SuSE10 is the worst distro they've ever done
4 installs on 4 different HW from 2 downloads and sox can't play wav files
No other SuSE has ever crashed on me, 10 has 3 times on two machines
I installed Ubuntu.
The installation was very basic (curses)
I had to learn lots about apt-get to achieve a working system
I was stumped trying to get some things to work until somebody here (Jeff?)
pointed me at EasyUbuntu repositries
then (without any doubt my own finger trouble) chaos from aptget
'.. package won't be installed' '.. conflicts with ..' until stalemate.
SuSE's everything-on-the-DVD, then online update suits me best.
Frankly gentoo (and that was a real pain) was as easy, maybe easier, than
ubuntu. (naw, that's a bit harsh james, ubuntu is easier) but with 30 years
unix and 12 years slackware, redhat my move to SuSE was much easier that my
try of ubuntu and gentoo is just like the old days with internet not tape!