OT: distro comparisons
Brian J. Tarricone
bjt23 at cornell.edu
Thu Aug 24 21:50:20 CEST 2006
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On 8/24/2006 9:14 AM, Edward Barrow wrote:
> Harold Aling wrote:
>> I just migrated all my machines from Gentoo to (x)Ubuntu, because I had
>> to spend too much time keeping Gentoo updated and upgraded all the time,
>> with a lot of breakage along the way.
> I've just done pretty much the same, and for the same reasons, although
> to Debian etch rather than Ubuntu. I will, however, probably make
> Xubuntu the default distro for users' machines.
> There's a lot good about Gentoo, but for a vanilla x86 machine the
> performance gains simply aren't outweighed by the maintenance costs. I
> now have to find other times to do all the things I used to do waiting
> for Gentoo ebuilds to compile...
Please end this thread here. Distro comparisons -- and inevitably,
arguments -- have no place on this list, unless we're talking about
distros with Xfce pre-installed.
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