Sun Feb 20 16:52:19 PST 2005
to any degree? I had read something akin to the thought and was hoping
it was true (I have minimal experience with slack, but the more I see
it, the better I like it).
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---- Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> begin ME quotation:
> > I have not seen or met someone that uses stampede....
> I've used it, and I liked it very much. Its clean design is a breath
> fresh air (no cruddy Red Hat-style maze stands in the way of your
> _genuinely_ comprehending system configuration), and the optimisation
> for performance makes you wish that other distributions would do
> The package system sucks (about as badly as RPM does), and there is
> properly coherent distribution _policy_ (except the one inherent in
> their basically doing things sanely, which is gratifying). So, it
> compared to .deb-based distributions with strong policies (Stormix,
> Progeny, Libranet, Debian) as to maintainability. The installer was
> bit rough, when I last tried it (v. 0.83, I think).
> > ...but they claim to target the new Linux user.
> Incorrect. They do not.
> o Are you perhaps thinking of "We wanted a distribution that was fast
> and easy to use for the new user, yet versatile for the power user."
> That hardly constitutes "targeting the new Linux user".
> o It is disclaimed to be pre-release software (which it indeed is).
> o The very first item on the FAQ states:
> Is Stampede Linux easy to install?
> Well, let's just say it's getting better every day =). Check
> out the
> new Pre-Release install guide and decide for yourself. In general,
> if you have installed Linux before, you shouldn't have any problems
> with installing Stampede.
> That sure doesn't sound like "targeting the new Linux user" to me.
> Cheers, Right to keep and bear
> Rick Moen Haiku shall not be abridged
> rick at linuxmafia.com Or denied. So there.
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