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Re: [vox] debian question

One reason to have more than one computer.  One stable system and one 
for testing/playing with.

So on an easier note Pete, go to linux world expo and find the debian 
booth.  Have them walk you through it ;-)  Then come by the SEUL booth 
and show me how they did it (I am lazy too).


Don Werve wrote:

> Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
>> and really, my days of experimenting with package managers are over.  it was
>> fun hosing redhat a few times.  it was a great learning experience, and left
>> me with a good working knowledge of "do's and don'ts" of package management.
>> when i switched to suse, i was perfectly happy to let rpm be the dictator on
>> my system.  at this point, i'd have to have a really DAMNED good reason to
>> mess with what my package manager thinks is on my system.  debian's dpkg is
>> so much better than rpm that i implicitly trust it.
> I'm the same way; screwed around with RH and SuSE before deciding that
> I'd rather
> spend more time /using/ my system than tracking down obscure RPMs. 
> That, and I 
> prefer to custom-build certain pieces of software (qmail, apache, etc)
> -- and 
> the Debian package system is much more developer-friendly (or I can just
> hide 
> my shite in /opt or /usr/local...*grin*).

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