[Cialug] Which Distro is best?
mainbass64 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 8 10:10:35 CDT 2008
i am using a dell mouse in the usb slot, then i went to a compaq mouse that
is optical laser. When the system boots and i have to type in my password
and usernanme it works fine, but when it loads it freezes. However, my
keyboard does work.
On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 10:17 PM, James Shoemaker <james at dhlake.com> wrote:
> Colin Burnett wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 8:43 AM, James Shoemaker <james at dhlake.com> wrote:
>>> Colin Burnett wrote:
>>>> However, the distro is 99% irrelevant to learning "linux" or
>>> With the configuration differences between distros I am not sure I would
>>> 99%. I personally use debian and at work we have several suse boxes and
>>> constantly frustating me as to where they keep this or that config file,
>>> there are times I have had to use grep -r just to find the config option
>>> want to change. The ubuntu box is fine as it's closely related to my
>>> "normal" system.
>> Your frustrations are due because you're a debian user "stuck" in
>> suse-land. If you were a suse user then it wouldn't bother you,
> But if he picks the "wrong" distro from one he may encounter on
> school/work systems it may be very frustrating/confusing. I still remember
> my frustrating transition from Slackware to Debian and encountering the sys
> V init system. Sys V init is much better than dealing with rc.local, but it
> was confusing the first time I saw it ages and ages ago.
> I ran rc.local WAY WAY too long as I was building everything from scratch
> (yes that includes clib and the compiler) rather than installing a new
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