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LinuxPlanet: Mepis + apt = Working On Easy Street

Jan 24, 2005, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Reilly)

"I've always liked the way system administrators and LUG friends have praised the functioning of their Debian based Linux systems. Especially when it comes to upgrading.

"In the past I've stayed away from Debian because it was a bit of a pain to get it installed on my machines. And, since I'm more of a business/desktop kind of guy, ease of installation and a lavish out-of-the-box feature set have kept me on SUSE Linux for a couple of years. Of course, doing that trades the upgrade capability of a simple apt-get on Debian for the headache of adding applications that could be hampered by RPM dependencies problems under SUSE. Oddly, I still like to do quick jobs via the command line..."

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