[kwlug-disc] What's the best desktop distribution?

Gary Walsh gwalsh at notw.ca
Mon Feb 1 18:06:30 EST 2010

On Mon, 2010-02-01 at 13:57 -0500, Insurance Squared Inc. wrote:
> It's 2010.  You're starting fresh, with no preconceptions, and picking a 
> distro for your home or office desktop.
> What distro would you pick? 
> I'm using Mandriva, but I do so because my ISP Mandrake on my webserver 
> back 10+ years ago and I've stuck with it ever since.  But I keep 
> hearing about all these other distros.

I have been using Mandriva since it first came out. I tried Ubuntu, I
found it lacking things that Mandriva has.  I also found using a non RPM
based distro a bit confusing since some commands didn't work or were
more complicated.  Anyhow, I vote for Mandriva and if anyone disagrees,
it will be pistols at dawn!

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