NewsForge: My Workstation OS: Mepis Linux
Nov 21, 2004, 15:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marcel Gommans)
"I began using Linux in 2001 with Mandrake, but I wanted to try
other distributions. I spent time with Peanut Linux, SUSE, Ark,
Onebase, and Debian. And then it happened: On my neverending quest
for the perfect distribution I discovered Mepis. It has not left my
desktop since I installed it. Although I have tried several distros
since, I haven't found one that pleases me more than Mepis.
"Although I know my way around an operating system, I'm not the
kind of guy who wants to fiddle around too much to get a
distribution to work. It has to work 'out of the box' or require
very little tailoring. At least as important as usability is a good
community--someone to help you when you need advice. And a third
thing I need is easy availability of packages for additional
software. Mepis has all of that..."