[buug] tired of redhat, and i want something new to play with
John de la Garza
john at jjdev.com
Sun May 4 09:54:24 PDT 2003
it is actually a bit like BSD but it is Linux
it has a simple package management system
On Sunday, May 4, 2003, at 12:53 AM, mikron wrote:
> hey folks,
> for a wide variety of reasons, I am sick of red hat linux, and I want
> to try something else for some of my home systems. any suggestions?
> I am thinking of trying debian or freebsd; both seem to have plenty of
> software available.
> Some quick questions:
> 1) How does debian stack up to rpm based distros? does it use
> runlevels, or is it more bsd like in startup/shutdown?
> 2) How much of a learning curve is there for freebsd coming from a
> linux environment?
> 3) How widespread is *bsd or debian in the corporate world? besides
> yahoo, anyone else use bsd?
> 4) In 50 words or less, why you use debian(or freebsd).
> Thanks for your help,
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