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  • I can't comment about ubuntu per se but having used both rpm based and deb/apt based distros (Red Hat and Debian) I can't square the idea of rpm being convenient. Even on my Red Hat training course it caused problems, deb/apt is a superior solution, it just works.

    I'm told that Mandriva (aka Mandrake) is a good distribution, but then again I'm told that [k]ubuntu is also a good distribution, I've not really used either so I can't really comment. Both ubuntu and Knoppix live disks booted perfectly on my ant

    -- "It's not magic, it's work..."
    • Oh, I missed where my point was obscured? My point wasn't comparing RPM vs apt/synaptic and the archives -- I do prefer apt, even commandline -- it was whether the initial install CD (and supported archives) include the useful but non-free add-ins like Java or not, that folks reasonably expect a broser to just come with, but have license issues. The FireFox Plug-In FAQ and the "Unofficial Add Ons" CD aren't necessary with a commercial non-free Linux; manual installs of Java RTE are requir
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