15 Nov 2004 Archit   » (Journeyer)

Moved to Debian 'sarge'!

Hey so after using RedHat/Fedora distro's for 6-8 years... well since I started using linux, I've finally moved to Debian.

How did it happen?! Well I got news of FC3's release, so I downloaded the images. Then I set about burning them on CD. Just then I bumped into my Debian 'woody' CDs, that I had burnt for some reason (I forget :-/).

Anyhoo, so since I was reinstalling, I said might as well give Debian a shot finally. =). And I'm liking it more than ever before! Not that I think that Fedora is not a good distro. It was just that I finally realized that Fedora was not my kind of distro.

I'm involved in Gnome development (off and on), and I felt that Gnome was too tightly bound to the distro as a whole in Fedora. This meant that if I need an immediate Gnome upgrade, I'd have to wait for the next Fedora relase. Yes, I know some people might say that there are ways to get past that, but...ain... i r lazy :-P

Anyhoo, I guess what will follow over the next few days would be my experiences get acquainted with the "Debian Way".

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