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What's the best distribution?

On Thu, Nov 07, 2002 at 06:58:41PM -0500, Glenn Burkhardt wrote:
> On Wed, 06 Nov 2002 15:24:44 Jerry Feldman wrote:
> > 
> > All is true. 
> > Different distributions tend to be popular in different segments.
> > Red Hat is the market leader. Some people refer to Linux 8.0 when they 
> > really mean Red Hat. Like any market leader their distro it broadly 
> > targeted. 
> > SuSE tends to be preferred by engineers. 
> > Mandrake by new users. 
> > Debian is popular with the technical people and those who are very much 
> > Open Source oriented. 
> > Lindows is used by Wal Mart customers (I'll say no more).
> These are not reasons for preferring one distribution over another.  They are 
> arguments from authority.

They're not arguments at all, just vague statements. Frankly, the best
distro is tomsrtbt, and that should end the argument. Not that you can
do a lot with it, but you can do more with it than with anything else
that comes on (and boots off of) one floppy.

Its motto, a true triumph of truth-in-advertising, is "The most GNU/Linux
on 1 floppy disk."


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