Help on new distro choices?

Thom Metge uug_emetge at accident-prone.com
Wed Aug 23 16:40:05 MDT 2006


If you like XFCE and want a very down to earth development platform, no 
frills, Zenwalk is a fantastic distro that does exceptionally well on 
any hardware.

Tom

Steve wrote:
> This has all been great, but what about the newer distro's has anyone
> given them a shot yet?  Fedora, SuSE, Gentoo, Ubuntu/Debian and
> friends, I've already played with all of them in times past, but with
> the recent explosion of distros I thought it might be time to try
> something completely new.
> Any ideas?
> 
> On 8/23/06, Justin Findlay <justin at jfindlay.us> wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 03:32:50PM -0600, jeff wrote:
>> > The big downside is comiling on a dog.  It will take a few
>> > days to install.
>>
>> I reccommend distcc and all the other build accessories like ccache and
>> confcache and `mount -t tmpfs tmpfs /var/tmp/portage`.
>>
>>
>> Justin
>>
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