[lug] distribution favorites?

Sean Reifschneider jafo at tummy.com
Sun Nov 5 18:50:21 MST 2006

On Sun, Nov 05, 2006 at 05:49:55PM -0700, Collins Richey wrote:
>RHEL4, or CentOS if you prefer free as in beer, is pretty ancient now,
>but also reliable and quite useful for commercial purposes. I just
>can't understand why anyone would pay money for it.

Well, for one thing, while some of the packages are old, the kernel drivers
are updated to work with more modern hardware.  To many, that's quite

 You know you're in Canada when:  The petrol-station attendant describes
 -30 degrees C as "she's a bit nippy out there, eh?".
Sean Reifschneider, Member of Technical Staff <jafo at tummy.com>
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