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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..."

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