Re: TBTF for 1/12/98: Immune response
David Crook (email@example.com)
Wed, 14 Jan 1998 10:33:13 -0800
Joachim Feise wrote:
> Robert Harley wrote:
> > > | 1997's best seller was not a book, it was Red Hat Linux 5.0. [...]
> > Heh, heh.
> > Note that Red Hat 5.0 came out on December 1st.
> > Note also that in the Linux Counter's survey (23000 responses)
> > 3.68% reported their source as a Red Hat CD whereas, for instance,
> > 41.05% (including me) installed by ftp.
> Red Hat is for wimps (and Newbies).
> Real hackers use Slackware (not that I mean to brag...)
Actually slackware is for people who enjoy manually compiling software.
I have better things to do with my time. The redhat package
installation system is sweet. And of course you need to be running
afterstep as your windowmanager, none of that psuedo win95 fvwm
Dave "Where do you want to go, toady" Crook
Commwerks -- Industrial Strength Internet Solutions