OT: Linux Distrobutions?

Spicer, Kevin Kevin.Spicer at BMRB.CO.UK
Wed Nov 5 09:06:28 GMT 2003

G. Armour Van Horn wrote:
> I heard today that Novell had bought SuSE, which scratches that
> possibility as far as I'm concerned. That's the outfit that seems to
> routinely acquire and destroy going concerns. Remember WordPerfect?
> They also created Caldera, which morphed into the current SCO.
> Everything they touch seems to go to worms. 
> I'm distressed over these developments. I had just decided to rev all
> my RedHat machines, which is most of my machines, to 9.0 and sign up
> for the RedHat Network service on all of them, which is no longer an
> option. Any other distro is going to be a wrenching change compared
> to that. 

I wouldn't say Mandrake is, if anything its easier than RH/Suse and you don't have to pay for the updates.

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