[linux] Distro/Unix flavor survey
Cere M. Davis
cere at u.washington.edu
Wed Apr 20 11:23:22 PDT 2005
I use Debian testing pretty much exclusively. Like it, so I guess it's my
I prefer OpenBSD for firewalling and network based anything. Then I was
pretty happy with Ubuntu for desktop stuff but needed more direct debian
package compliance for what I was doing so had to switch off of it.
I also use FreeBSD but find the distribution updates to be a major pain
that I have never mastered...so I don't like it much. Wish I did like it
since so many other people seem to love it.
> On Tue, 19 Apr 2005, Garrett Cooper wrote:
> > Heya guys,
> > Thought I might add some interesting discussion to the mailing list
> > since it's been dead as of late. So my question is, what distro/Unix
> > flavor do you primarily use and what might you consider a second choice?
> > For me, I use Gentoo first and foremost as demonstrated previously
> > by my posts and my second choice for using Unix would have to be FreeBSD.
> > Hmmm... if I get enough replies I might be moved enough to run some
> > stats and post them sometime. Just for kicks of course :).
> > -Garrett
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